Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

A coordinated effort to organise STEMI care improved treatment time and patient outcomes

AHA 2017 - Anaheim, CA, USA

Nov. 14, 2017 - AHA 2017 - Anaheim, CA - James Jollis, MD - Chapel Hill, NC, USA

AHA 2017 The STEMI-ACCELERATOR 2 program involved multiple types of health professionals in 12 cities across the USA, to develop a treatment plan for STEMI. The program led to a reduction in heart failures and in-house mortality and shorter stays.

Educational information

This 3-minute education provides a summary of just presented scientific data, recorded during the AHA 2017 congress. The objective is to provide a brief commentary and potential implications of these findings.

Faculty

James Jollis, MD is the President of the North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Cardiology and Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.