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Heart Attack Quality Reports

A heart attack, also called acute myocardial infarction (AMI), is one of the most common diagnoses in hospitalized patients in industrialized countries. Each year approximately 1.1 million people in the United States have an acute myocardial infarction.

How is Spectrum Health performing on heart attack care?

Learn more about care at the Fred and Lena Meijer Heart Center and the Wege Foundation Chest Pain Center.

How does Spectrum Health compare to local hospitals?

The following charts show how Spectrum Health compares to other local hospitals. These numbers come from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Hospital Compare website.

We know practice makes perfect in health care as in most of life. That's why the number or volume of procedures that a hospital or a physician performs can be a valuable yardstick of clinical quality, especially when considered alongside additional quality measures and other factors. We average just 56 minutes between a heart attack patient's arrival in our chest pain center and the start of lifesaving treatment. Nationally, the goal is 90 minutes or less. Faster is better.

What do Spectrum Health quality report cards show?

View additional quality reports regarding our hip and knee replacements available from The Joint Commission.

Quality Report Card Data Disclaimer: Our goal is to provide timely and accurate data for your consideration. It is possible that The Joint Commission Core Measures values gathered from other public sources are constructed with a different time frame.