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Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center

Public Reporting

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 2019 Performance Measure scores, compared with all Massachusetts and U.S. hospitals in the AHA stroke registry. Our goal is 95% or better with each measure.

2020 Performance and Outcome Measures Boston Medical Center All CSC hospitals 

Venous thrombus embolism (VTE):

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

99%

97%

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

100%

99%

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

100%

 

97%

 

Stroke patients who arrive at this hospital within 2 hours of time last known well and for whom IV alteplase  was initiated within 3 hours of time last known well

100%

93%

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

99%

 

98%

 

Stroke patients who are prescribed cholesterol (statin) medication at hospital discharge

100%

99%

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

100%

96%

Stroke patients who were assessed for rehabilitation services before discharge

100%

99%

Thrombolysis in cerebral infarction score (TICI 2B) post treatment reperfusion grade

88%

84%

Arrival to skin puncture for thrombectomy

33 minutes 76 minutes
Arrival time to TICI 69%

61%