15th Congress, ACS Abstracts

The following are ACS Abstracts presented at the 15th Congress, which took place May 2-3, 2012 in Orlando, Florida.

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Does Limiting Pre-Hospital 12 Lead ECGs to Patients that Complain of Chest Pain Delay Diagnosing AMI

STEMI Door-to-Balloon Times-EMS Transmitted 12 Lead EJGS to Geisinger Wyoming Valley vs Other Arrival Modalities

Working Together to Set a New Standard

Reduce ED Door-to-ECG Times at a Tertiary Care Hospital Utilizing Modern Process Improvement Tools

Creating a House-wide Approach to Chest Pain Evaluation

Exercise Induced Non-Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia

Impact of Point-of-Care Testing and a Physician in Triage on the Timely Assessment of Patients with Chest Pain

RN Discharge Clinic for Chest Pain Patients

Raising the Bar_Using the SCPC Accreditation Tool as a Graduate Medical Education Quality Improvement Project

Time is Muscle_Door to Troponin Results in Less Than 60 Minutes

Connecting the Community Development of a Regional STEMI Program

Standardizing Time Dependent Care_A Model for Achieving Excellent Clinical Outcomes

Improving Door to Balloon Time in a Large Urban Hospital_A 5 Year Journey

Design and Implementation of a Stand-Alone Chest Pain Evaluation Center wihtin an Academic Emergency Department

When Seconds Matter_Think Outside the Box

Clopidogrel Provision for Indigent Patients with ST-Elevation

Validation of High-Sensitivity Troponin I Method in ACS Patients

Cost Analysis in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients Using a High-Sensitivity Troponin I Method

Real-Time Review of AF Ablation Quality Metrics Improves Patient Outcomes and Resource Utilization

Improving Door to Balloon Time_Strategies for Process Improvement in the Emergency Department

Off Hour D2B Success

Improvement of Transfer Times Leads to the First Mission-Lifeline Accreditation in the State of Ohio

Observation Care for ED Patients with Chest Pain_A Statewide Analysis of Society of Chest Pain Centers Metrics

Don't Break my Heart_Narrowing Acute Chest Pain Throughput

There is No Level of cTnl that is Safe to Discharge from the ED

An Educational Process Improvement Improves Quality in Patients Requiring an ECG

A Protocol for Definitive Therapy with Flecainide in Patients with Rapid Atrial Fibrillation_Pill in the Pocket

911 to PCI_Noticeable Improvements with EMS Quality Goals

Initial Amb Transport of ST-Elev MI (STEMI) to Rural Hosps Leads to Better Door In-Door Out and First Door to Balloon Reperfusion Times within 90 Mins

Qualitative Analysis of Chest Pain Center Education