A little blog about clinical excellence, patient advocacy and other stuff
Saturday, August 14, 2010
More proof that STEMI Systems work
A recent news article showcased the coordination of care between EMS and a hospital in Vancouver for patients having an MI: En-route diagnoses save heart attack victims’ lives. It is unfortunate that despite increasing global evidence that pre-hospital diagnosis is an integral piece of improving patient outcomes with STEMI, there are still barriers and turf wars that prevent the same. So how do we change this?