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Emergency Department patients with stroke symptoms:

Percentage that received brain scan results within 45 minutes of arrival

 

Why is this measure important?

Patients who suffer from a stroke need immediate treatment. A scan of the brain must be taken to reveal the type and severity of the stroke before treatment can be given.

What does this measure show?

 

This measure shows the percentage (%) of Emergency Department patients with signs of a stroke that received brain scan results within 45 minutes of arriving at the Emergency Department. 
 
 
For this measure, a higher percentage is better.
 
Note:  Data for this measure is not available at this time. For more information, please visit Hospital Compare.
 
 
 
Most Recent Available Data (Percent)
  2013 Q1
Source:Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, www.cms.gov
Percentage that received brain scan results within 45 minutes of arrival
Last UpdateApril 15, 2014

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