Table 23-6.

Additional ACTION-GWTG Quality-of-Care Metrics for ACS Care, 2014

Quality MetricsOverallSTEMINSTEMI
ECG within 10 min of arrival65.475.660.9
Aspirin within 24 h of arrival98.198.597.9
Any anticoagulant use*94.296.492.7
Dosing error
 UFH dose45.744.645.7
 Enoxaparin dose9.97.610.0
 Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor dose6.06.05.8
Aspirin at discharge98.799.198.4
Prescribed statins on discharge99.199.498.9
Adult smoking cessation advice/counseling98.698.998.4
Cardiac rehabilitation referral79.484.575.9
In-hospital mortality (95% CI)4.6 (4.5–4.7)6.4 (6.2–6.6)3.4 (3.3–3.5)
  • Values are percentages. ACS indicates acute coronary syndrome; ACTION-GWTG, Acute Coronary Treatment and Intervention Outcomes Network Registry–Get With The Guidelines; CI, confidence interval; ECG, electrocardiogram; NSTEMI, non–ST-segment–elevation myocardial infarction; STEMI, ST-segment–elevation myocardial infarction; and UFH, unfractionated heparin.

  • Data reported include data from the first quarter of 2014 to the fourth quarter of 2014.

  • * Includes UFH, low-molecular-weight heparin, or direct thrombin inhibitor use.

  • Excludes transfer-out patients.