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How does Sharp HealthCare rate in heart attack care?
A heart attack is caused by blockage of an artery that supplies blood to the heart muscle. Certain types of care have been shown to improve the health of heart attack patients. The chart below shows the percent of heart attack patients receiving all recommended care during their hospitalization at a Sharp facility. The national average and national top 10% of scores are shown for comparison. Higher scores mean a higher percent of patients received all recommended care.
Recommended Heart Attack Care
How many patients like me have you treated?
Sharp hospitals and physicians are experienced in the care of heart attack patients, caring for many patients each year. Listed below is the number of heart attack patients seen by each Sharp hospital during a recent 12 month period.
Number of Heart Attack Patients Treated at Sharp from January to December 2010
|Condition||Sharp Chula Vista||Sharp Coronado||Sharp Grossmont||Sharp Memorial|
|Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI)||372||22||524||436|
For More Information
For more information about heart and vascular care at Sharp or to find a Sharp-affiliated doctor, search for a San Diego cardiologist or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm. To find general information about heart and vascular care, visit Cardiovascular Diseases in Adult Health or read the Heart and Cardiovascular News archive.