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The PHCQA Performance & Progress Report on hosptial quality

ACEI or ARB for LVSD

Percent of heart attack patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD), where the heart does not pump enough blood throughout the body, and no medical reason not to take blood vessel relaxing medications, either angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) or angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) for patients prescribed an ACEI or ARB at hospital discharge. (CMS)

NOTE: Use caution when drawing conclusions when the sample size is small (generally considered 25 cases or less).