• STEMI Accelerator-2: Coordinated emergency systems of care reduce treatment times, mortality

    4 days ago - By Healio

    ANAHEIM, Calif. - The addition of full-time regional coordinators and mentors to help organize care among emergency services and primary PCI hospitals reduced time to reperfusion and mortality among patients with STEMI, researchers reported at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.
    In the United States, fragmented delivery of emergency cardiac care impacts effective and life-saving treatment for patients with acute MI, according to James G. Jollis, MD, from the Duke Clinical Research Institute and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
    “For patients with MI
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