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The PHCQA Performance & Progress Report on hosptial quality

PCI within 90 Minutes

Percent of heart attack patients receiving Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI), also known as angioplasty (a surgical procedure where a small balloon is inserted into arteries around the heart to help restore the blood flow), within 90 minutes of arrival to the hospital. (CMS)

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