Taking a comprehensive approach to standardizing STEMI care has strong potential to level the playing field with regard to care disparities, finds an observational cohort study.
The answer to consistently closing the gender gap in management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction may lie in adopting a comprehensive STEMI protocol, a new study suggests.
A prospective study finds that use of a four-point protocol for STEMI management significantly drove down rates of cardiogenic shock and improved outcomes in patients presenting with it.
A review of Cleveland Clinic’s experience over six years shows that concerns that a radial-first approach to ST-elevation myocardial infarction will lengthen door-to-balloon times are unfounded.
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Quality improvement successes don’t just happen but instead result from core principles and best practices. A QI leader shares secrets behind recent quality successes in STEMI care, heart failure and more.
A new study shows the path to high-quality STEMI care is to consistently achieve a range of best practices, including guideline-directed medical therapy and high use of transradial access for PCI.
A Cleveland Clinic expert advised a group called STEMI India on how to develop a system of STEMI care for their nation. The effort’s early outcome improvements are now sparking interest across the globe.
After Cleveland Clinic introduced four key process improvements to standardize acute management of STEMI patients, door-to-balloon times went from good to exceptional. Here’s the backstory.