Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention within 90 minutes of hospital arrival

INACTIVE REVIEW: This measure review is older than five years.

Percentage of acute MI patients with ST-segment elevation or LBBB on the ECG closest to arrival time receiving primary percutaneous coronary artery intervention during the hospital stay with a time from hospital arrival to PCI of 90 minutes or less

Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015

Measure Info

NQF 0163 NQF Endorsement Removed
Measure Type
Measure Steward
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Clinical Topic Area
Interventional Cardiology
Myocardial Infarction

Care Setting
Data Source
Paper Medical Records

ACP supports this measure because it is evidence-based and is a low burden to providers, as hospital-reported data is automatically transmitted to CMS.