UPMC St. Margaret Cardiac Outcomes

For mortality and readmission rates, numbers at or below the national rate are better. For Heart Attack Care and Heart Failure Care measures, numbers at or above the national rate are better.

​Outcome Measure

​National Rates

​UPMC St. Margaret

Heart Attack Mortality (lower numbers are better)
14.9%​ ​15.6%
Heart Attack Readmission (lower numbers are better)
​17.8% ​18.6%
​Heart Attack Care (higher numbers are better)
​Aspirin at Arrival
​99% ​99%
Aspirin Prescribed at Discharge
​99% 100%
​ACEI or ARB for LVSD
​98% ​100%
​Beta-Blocker Prescribed at Discharge
​99% ​98%
​Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes
​96% N/A
​Statin Prescribed at Discharge
​98% 91%
​Overall Appropriateness of Care
​97% 95%
Heart Failure Mortality (lower numbers are better)
​11.9% ​10.1%
Heart Failure Readmission (lower numbers are better)
​22.7% ​21%
​Heart Failure Care (higher numbers are better)
Discharge Instructions
​94% ​N/A
Evaluation of LVS Function
​99% ​99%
​ACEI or ARB for LVSD
​97% ​98%
​Overall Appropriateness of Care
​94% ​99%

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