Plot depicting the proportion of patients with emergency room door to coronary angioplasty first balloon inflation time of less than 90 minutes from January 2006 to November 2007. From 2006 to 2007, the proportion has increased from an average of 0.517 to 0.738.

FIGURE 1-5Proportion of all ST-segment elevated myocardial infarction patients with emergency room door to coronary angioplasty first balloon inflation time of less than 90 minutes, all Intermountain Healthcare facilities (21 hospitals), 2006 through 2007

From: 1, Engineering a Learning Healthcare System

Cover of Engineering a Learning Healthcare System
Engineering a Learning Healthcare System: A Look at the Future: Workshop Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US) and National Academy of Engineering (US) Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.
Copyright © 2011, National Academy of Sciences.

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