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Metrics & Data Workgroup

About the In a Heartbeat Metrics & Data Workgroup


Mirle Kellett, MD, FACC (Chair), Maine Medical Center
Richard Chandler, MD, Penobscot Bay Medical Center
Darlene Glover, RN, MSN, Stephens Memorial Hospital
Susan Horton, RN, MSN, Central Maine Heart & Vascular Institute
Doug Libby, RPh, Maine Health Management Coalition
H. Joel Johnson, RN, CCM, ACS, NovaHealth
Kevin Kendall, MD, FACEP, Central Maine Medical Center
Sandra Parker, Esq., Maine Hospital Association
Kim Tierney, RN, Maine Medical Center
Peter Ver Lee, MD, FACC, Eastern Maine Medical Center
Paul vom Eigen, MD, FACC, Northeast Cardiology Associates


Meeting Documents

  • Coming soon
Please contact MQF at (include subject "Re: AMI") or (207) 287-9956 for more information.

Previous Meetings

Key References

Granger et al.: Reperfusion of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Carolina Emergency Departments. Project Overview & Operations Manual. Version 1.3. 2005 Sept.

Henry et al.: Design of a standardized system for transfer of patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction for percutaneous coronary intervention. Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, Am Heart J. 2005; 150(3): 373-384.

Henry et al.: ST-segment myocardial infarction: Recommendations on triage of patients to heart attack centers. Is it time for a national policy for the treatment of ST-segment myocardial infarction? Viewpoint & Commentary. JACC. 2006 Apr 4; 47(7): 1339-1335.

Jacobs: Regionalized care for patients with ST-segment myocardial infarction: It's closer than you think. Circulation. 2006: 113: 1159-1161.

Jacobs et al.: AHA Consensus STatement. Recommendation to develop strategies to increase the number of ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients with timely access to primary percutaneous coronary intervention. The AHA AMI Advisory Working Group, Circulation. 2006; 113.

Nallamothu et al.: Times to treatment in transfer patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention in the United States. Circulation. 2005; 111: 761-767.

Rathore et al.: Rationalization of ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes care: Putting a national policy in proper perspective. JACC. 2006 Apr 4; 47(7): 1346-1349.

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