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The PHCQA Performance & Progress Report on hosptial quality

ACEI or ARB for LVSD

Percent of heart failure patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD), a condition where the heart doesn't pump enough blood throughout the body,who were given either an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) or angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) -- which are medications that help to relax the blood vessels -- at hospital discharge (CMS)

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