Impact of a statewide ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction regionalization program on treatment times for women, minorities, and the elderly.

@article{Glickman2010ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of a statewide ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction regionalization program on treatment times for women, minorities, and the elderly.},
  author={Seth W. Glickman and Christopher B. Granger and Fang-shu Ou and Sean O'Brien and Barbara L. Lytle and Charles B. Cairns and Gregory Mears and James W. Hoekstra and J. Lee Garvey and Eric D. Peterson and James G. Jollis},
  journal={Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes},
  year={2010},
  volume={3 5},
  pages={514-21}
}
BACKGROUND Prior studies have demonstrated differences in time to reperfusion for ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) in women, minorities, and the elderly, relative to their counterparts. Regionalization has been shown to improve overall STEMI treatment times, but its impact on care differences among these important patient subgroups is unknown. The objective of this analysis was to assess the impact of a statewide system of STEMI care (The Reperfusion of Acute Myocardial… CONTINUE READING

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