Myocardial infarction

Innovations

Hospital Uses Data Analytics and Predictive Modeling To Identify and Allocate Scarce Resources to High-Risk Patients, Leading to Fewer Readmissions 08/13/13

Parkland Health & Hospital System, a safety net provider in Dallas, TX, uses a system of data analytics and predictive modeling developed by PCCI (a nonprofit affiliate of Parkland) to analyze...

Hospital–Retail Pharmacy Partnership Provides Inhospital and Postdischarge Support to At-Risk Patients, Leading to Fewer Readmissions and High Patient Satisfaction 05/22/13

In partnership with Walgreens, Washington Adventist Hospital provides inhospital and postdischarge support to patients at high risk of readmission. Known as WellTransitions ® , this...

Statewide, All-Payer Financial Incentives Tied to Process, Patient Experience, and Outcomes Measures Lead to Better and Less Variable Hospital Performance 02/26/13

An adaptation of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program, Maryland's Quality-Based Reimbursement Program adjusts individual hospital payment rates...

Formal Processes Ensure System-Wide Focus on Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, and Surgical Care, Improving Performance on Core Measures 12/13/10

Memorial Healthcare System implemented formal processes to ensure that performance on quality measures developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (also known as “core measures...

Multidisciplinary Team Redesigns Care Processes and Systems, Leading to Significantly Improved Performance on Core Measures in Four Clinical Areas 12/09/10

Carolinas Medical Center-University implemented a series of initiatives to increase adherence to the care processes outlined in 24 measures developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...

QualityTools

Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk Estimator 09/18/14

The Risk Estimator enables health care providers and patients to estimate 10-year and lifetime risks for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), defined as coronary death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, or fatal or nonfatal stroke, based...

The CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard: An Assessment Tool for Employers To Prevent Heart Disease, Stroke, and Related Health Conditions 12/10/13

This tool is designed to help employers assess the extent to which they have applied evidence-based health promotion interventions in their worksites to prevent heart disease, stroke, and related conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, and...

Mission: Lifeline Tools and Resources 02/08/13

This Web site provides hospitals and health systems tools and resources to improve their systems of care when responding to a patient with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) or out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

Resources such as...

The Community Health Worker's Sourcebook: A Training Manual for Preventing Heart Disease and Stroke 08/27/12

This sourcebook serves as an instruction manual for training community health workers and as a reference and a resource for community health workers working with community members in preventing heart disease and stroke. The sourcebook contains a...

Heart Attack Risk Calculator 01/13/12

This risk assessment tool, for people age 20 or older, provides information to assess a person’s risk for heart disease, heart attack, or other future heart problems. The tool uses information such as blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and blood...

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