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Published on August 05, 2014

Heart Attack Care at Bronson LakeView Hospital

An acute myocardial infarction (AMI) or heart attack happens when one of the heart’s arteries becomes blocked and the supply of blood and oxygen to part of the heart muscle is slowed or stopped. When the heart muscle doesn’t get the oxygen and nutrients it needs, the affected heart tissue may die.

Heart Attack Care

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10/01/2020 - 09/30/2021

Bronson
LakeView
Hospital
National Average 

Average (median) 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

48 minutes 61 minutes 25

25 State and national averages include Veterans Health Administration (VHA) hospital data.

26 State and national averages include Department of Defense (DoD) hospital data.

Reviewed by Bronson Patient Safety & Quality on August 30, 2022