Littleton Regional Hospital Performance Reports
Reporting Period for HQA Measures:
Second Quarter 2011 through First Quarter 2012 Discharges
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI)
|Heart Attack Process of Care Measures||Littleton Regional Hospital Average||State Average||National Average|
|Percent of Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge: Taking aspirin may help prevent further heart attacks.||**||100%||99%|
|Statin Prescribed at Discharge: For patients who had a heart attack and have high cholesterol, taking Statins can lower the chance that they'll have another heart attack or die.||**||99%||97%|
*0 Patients: This hospital treated patients in this condition, but no patients met the criteria for inclusion in the calculation of this measure
**: The number of cases is too small (below 25) to reliably tell how well a hospital is performing.
Please Note: The percentages include only patients whose history and condition indicate the treatment is appropriate. Talk to your health care provider if you have questions about your treatment.