17th Congress, ACS Abstracts

The following are ACS Abstracts presented at the 17th Congress, which took place April 30-May 1, 2014 in San Diego, California.

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Out-patient Stress Testing for Chest Pain Patients

The Emergency Department Management of Low Risk Cardiac Symptom Patients by Improving the Work Flow to Expedite Care Intervention and the Discharge Process

Emergency Department Troponin Testing Process Improvement

Knowledge is Power: Improving Heart Health in Our Community

Pre-Hospital Provider Feedback Initiative

Diagnostic Yield of Noninvasive Cardiovascular Testing in a Low Risk Chest Pain Unit Population

Door-to-Balloon Times from Freestanding Emergency Departments Meet ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Reperfusion Guidelines

Improving Rural STEMI Care through Multi-State Sharing and Collaboration

Innovations in Heart Attack Care: Improvement Through Front-Line Engagement

Process Improvements in the Expansion of Chest Pain Centers within a Multi-hospital Healthcare System

Chest Pain Protocol in Diabetic Patients: Atypical Presentations are More Frequent?

STOP STEMI©-A Novel Medical Application to Improve the Coordination of STEMI Care: A Brief Report on Door -to -Balloon Times After Initiating the Application

Paramedics Appropriately Identify STEMIs at Rates Comparable to Residents

Brain-to-Brain Time Compared for Cardiac Troponin I at Point-of-Care vs Central Lab

STEMI ShowDown: Development of an Innovative Education Program utilizing Audience Response Technology (ART) to Efficiently Teach STEMI Recognition Skills

Modern Process Improvement Tools Reveal 5 Unique Pathways Required for Optimizing One-Call Cath Lab Activation for ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Leading to Reduced First Door to Reperfusion Times at a Tertiary Care Center Serving a Large Rural System of Care