Heart Attack Care - Bronson Battle Creek Hospital - Bronson Healthcare

Heart Attack Care - Bronson Battle Creek Hospital

A heart attack happens when one of the heart’s arteries becomes blocked. The supply of blood and oxygen to part of the heart muscle is slowed or stopped. When the heart muscle does not get the oxygen and nutrients it needs, the affected heart tissue may die. These measures show how well Bronson Battle Creek Hospital follows standards of care for adults who have had a heart attack.

Timely Heart Attack Care

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1/1/2017 to 12/31/2017

Bronson
Battle
Creek
National
Average

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

Lower number of minutes is better

46 Minutes 57 Minutes

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

Lower number of minutes is better

9 Minutes 7 Minutes

"Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who received aspirin within 24 hours of arrival or before transferring from the emergency department."


Higher percentages are better

95% 95%

Reviewed by Corporate Communications on December 03, 2018

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