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Heart Attack Data

Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who needed specialized care were transferred to another hospital

A lower number of minutes is better.

Mercy Not Available*
Iowa Average 58 Minutes
National Average 59 Minutes

Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG

A lower number of minutes is better.

Mercy 16 Minutes
Iowa Average 6 Minutes
National Average 7 Minutes

Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival

Higher percentages are better.

Mercy 75%
Iowa Average 97%
National Average 96%

Heart attack patients given fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival

Higher percentages are better.

Mercy Not Available*
Iowa Average 52%
National Average 57%

Heart attack patients given PCI within 90 minutes of arrival

Higher percentages are better.

Mercy 100%
Iowa Average 95%
National Average 96%

Heart attack patients given aspirin at discharge

Higher percentages are better.

Mercy 99%
Iowa Average 99%
National Average 99%

Heart attack patients given a prescription for a statin at discharge

Higher percentages are better.

Mercy 99%
Iowa Average 98%
National Average 98%
7/1/12 – 6/30/13
* No cases met the criteria for this measure.