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UPMC Shadyside Cardiac Outcomes

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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. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) awarded UPMC Shadyside the highest national ranking of three stars for aortic valve replacement surgery in the most recent reporting period (ending in December 2014). For more Heart Surgery information, please visit the STS reporting database.

Outcome Measure

National Rates

UPMC Shadyside

Heart Attack Mortality (lower numbers are better)
14.9% 13.6%
Heart Attack Readmission (lower numbers are better)
17.8% 17.1%
Heart Attack Care (higher numbers are better)
Aspirin at Arrival
99% 100%
Aspirin Prescribed at Discharge
99% 100%
ACEI or ARB for LVSD
98% 99%
Beta-Blocker Prescribed at Discharge
99% 100%
Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes
96% 98%
Statin Prescribed at Discharge
98% 100%
Overall Appropriateness of Care
97% 99%
Heart Failure Mortality (lower numbers are better)
11.9% 9.4%
Heart Failure Readmission (lower numbers are better)
22.7% 22.7%
Heart Failure Care (higher numbers are better)
Discharge Instructions
94% N/A
Evaluation of LVS Function
99% 100%
ACEI or ARB for LVSD
97% 100%
Overall Appropriateness of Care
94% 100%