Table 23-10.

Timely Reperfusion for ACS and Stroke, 2014

Quality-of-Care MeasureVHA (for STEMI) or GWTG-Stroke (for Stroke)ACTION-GWTG STEMI*
STEMI
 Thrombolytics within 30 min10054.0
 PCI within 90 min7295.9
Stroke
 IV tPA in patients who arrived <2 h after symptom onset, treated ≤3 h83.8N/A
 IV tPA in patients who arrived <3.5 h after symptom onset, treated ≤4.5 h64.3N/A
 IV tPA door-to-needle time ≤60 min59.3N/A
  • Values are percentages. ACS indicates acute coronary syndrome; ACTION, Acute Coronary Treatment and Intervention Outcomes Network Registry; GWTG, Get With The Guidelines; IV, intravenous; N/A, not applicable; PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention; STEMI, ST-segment–elevation myocardial infarction; tPA, tissue-type plasminogen activator; and VHA, Veterans Health Administration.

  • * ACTION Registry: data reported include data from October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014.

  • Indicates low number.