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Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention within 90 minutes of hospital arrival

Percentage of acute MI patients with ST-segment elevation or LBBB on the ECG closest to arrival time receiving primary percutaneous coronary artery intervention during the hospital stay with a time from hospital arrival to PCI of 90 minutes or less

Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015

Measure Info

NQF 0163NQF Endorsement RemovedCQMC Core Measure
Measure Type: 
Measure Steward: 
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Clinical Topic Area: 
Interventional Cardiology
Myocardial Infarction

Care Setting: 
Data Source: 
Paper Medical Records

ACP supports this measure because it is evidence-based and is a low burden to providers, as hospital-reported data is automatically transmitted to CMS.