Heart Attack Quality Ratings

Aspirin at Arrival

Chewing an aspirin as soon as symptoms of a heart attack begin may help reduce the severity of the attack. This chart shows the percent of heart attack patients who were given (or took) aspirin within 24 hours of arrival at the hospital.

Genesis Too few cases at Genesis HealthCare System to be included
State Average 97%
National Average 96%

Aspirin at Discharge

Blood clots can block blood vessels. Aspirin can help prevent blood clots from forming or help dissolve blood clots that have formed.

Genesis 100%
State Average 99%
National Average 99%

Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival

Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI) are among the most effective ways to open blocked blood vessels and help prevent further heart muscle damage.

Genesis 100%
State Average 96%
National Average 95%

Patients Given a Statin at Discharge

Statins are drugs used to lower cholesterol (a fat) that your body needs to work properly, and to help prevent a future heart attack.

Genesis 98%
State Average 98%
National Average 98%

Source: Hospital Compare

April 2012-March 2013