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Statewide Initiative Focuses on Early Diagnosis, Care Team Activation, and Patient Transfer, Leading to More Timely Treatment for Heart Attack Patients 10/23/2013
A statewide program in North Carolina promotes early initiation of evidence-based heart attack treatment through collaboration with trained paramedics and partnerships between and within hospitals, leading to earlier initiation of therapy and faster transfer of patients.
Early Activation of Acute Myocardial Infarction Team Reduces Time Between Emergency Department Arrival and Start of Angioplasty Procedure 8/14/2013
The University of Michigan Health System redesigned the process for activating its acute myocardial infarction team, with an emphasis on the earliest possible electrocardiogram administration and team activation, ideally while the patient is en route to the hospital.
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D2B™: An Alliance for Quality Implementation Manual 9/29/2010
The purpose of the D2B™: An Alliance for Quality Implementation Manual is to provide participants with the evidence-based strategies and supporting tools necessary to reduce door-to-balloon times.
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