Chest pain center accreditation is associated with better performance of centers for Medicare and Medicaid services core measures for acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Ross2008ChestPC,
  title={Chest pain center accreditation is associated with better performance of centers for Medicare and Medicaid services core measures for acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Michael A. Ross and Ezra Amsterdam and William Franklin Peacock and Louis Graff and Francis M. Fesmire and J. Lee Garvey and Sue Kelly and Kay Styer Holmes and Harischandra Karunaratne and Margaret M Toth and Shahriar Dadkhah and James McCord},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={102 2},
  pages={120-4}
}
The aim of this study was determine whether hospitals accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers hospitals (accredited chest pain centers [ACPCs]) are associated with better performance regarding Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services core measures for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) than nonaccredited hospitals. The study was a retrospective, observational cohort study of hospitals reporting Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services core measures for AMI from January 1, 2005, to… CONTINUE READING
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