UPMC Stroke Outcomes

The table below lists outcomes measures and how the Comprehensive Stroke Center at UPMC Presbyterian compares to the national rates based on past achievements. Higher numbers are better.

UPMC Presbyterian

Timeframe: January through December 2014

​Outcome Measure

​National Rates

​UPMC Presbyterian

Stroke Care
Received Defect Free Care (higher is better)
91% 96%
Blood Clot Prevention (higher numbers are better)
​95% ​99%
​Anti-Thrombotic Medication at Discharge (higher numbers are better)
​99% 100%
​Anticoagulant Medication at Discharge for Atrial Fibrillation/Flutter (higher numbers are better)
​95% ​100%
tPA Initiation Within 3 Hours After Symptoms Start (higher numbers are better)
​73% ​94%
A​​​nti-Thrombotic Medication by End of Hospital Day Number 2 (higher numbers are better)
98% 95%
​Statin Medication at Discharge ​​(higher numbers are better)
95% 99%
​Stroke Education Provided  (higher numbers are better)
90% 97%
Assessed for Rehabilitation Services (higher numbers are better)
98% 100%
Screening for Dysphagia (higher numbers are better)
84% 92%
​Door to CT less or equal to 25 minutes (higher numbers are better)
60% 87%
Door to tPA less than 60 minutes (higher numbers are better)
78%  70%
Carotid Procedures
Patients without signs and symptoms of stroke who had good outcomes after carotid procedure (higher numbers are better)
97% 100%
Patients with signs and symptoms of stroke who had good outcomes after carotid procedure (higher numbers are better)
94% 98%


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