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At Boston Medical Center (BMC), we are dedicated to the highest quality and safest care for our patients. BMC adheres to Stroke Performance and Outcome Measures put forth by the American Heart Association (AHA). Below are our 2017 Performance Measure scores, compared with all Massachusetts and U.S. hospitals in the AHA stroke registry. Our goal is a 95% or better with each measure.

2017 Performance and Outcome Measures Boston Medical Center All MA hospitals in stroke registry All US Hospitals in stroke registry

Venous thrombus embolism (VTE):

Stroke patients who received blood clot prevention by the end of day 2

97.2%

97.3%

97.7%

Stroke patients prescribed antithrombotic therapy at hospital discharge to help prevent blood clots

100%

99.7%

99.5%

stroke patients with atrial fibrillation/flutter who are prescribed a blood thinner (anticoagulation) at hospital discharge

100%

 

96.8%

97.2%

stroke patients who arrive at this hospital within 2 hours of time last known well and for whom IV t-PA  was initiated within 3 hours of time last known well

91.6%

81.3%

91.6%

Ischemic stroke patients administered antithrombotic therapy by the end of hospital day 2

99.5%

 

97.7%

97.9%

 

stroke patients who are prescribed Cholesterol (statin) medication at hospital discharge

100%

97.8%

98.1%

stroke patients or their caregivers who were given Stroke education materials during hospital stay

100%

95.5%

96.6%

stroke patients who were assessed for rehabilitation services before discharge

100%

98.2%

99.2%