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Quality and Safety

Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital Stroke Center

Quality measures for stroke care

 

Treatment for acute ischemic stroke
Greenville Memorial Hospital
Comprehensive Stroke Center peer group

Percent of patients with ischemic stroke receiving thrombolytic medicine

16.7%

10.8%

Hospital arrival to thrombolytic medicine given in the Emergency Department

24 minutes

(Lower is better)

37 minutes

Percent of patients with ischemic stroke receiving mechanical thrombectomy procedure

19.3%

14.9%

Hospital arrival to mechanical thrombectomy procedure

60 minutes

(Lower is better)

72 minutes

Percent of patients with ischemic stroke receiving thrombolytic medicine or mechanical thrombectomy that are functionally independent at 90 days (modified Rankin Scale ≤ 2)

58.2%

40.9%

Data source: GWTG-Stroke registry, Data range: 2020 calendar year

 

Index of in-hospital deaths divided by expected deaths for patients with an ischemic stroke event who received thrombolytic medicine and/or mechanical thrombectomy.

Index = 0.68, or 32% better than expected

(A score less than 1.0 means more patients

survived than were predicted)

Index of actual divided by expected length of stay in the hospital following thrombolytic medicine or mechanical thrombectomy

Index = 0.92, or 8% better than expected

(A score less than 1.0 means patients spent less time in the hospital than predicted)

Data source: Vizient database for October 2019-September 2020