Performance Achievement Awards
The Chest Pain – MI Registry™ Performance Achievement Award program recognizes hospitals participating in Chest Pain – MI Registry who have demonstrated sustained, top level performance in quality of care and adherence to guideline recommendations. Through full participation in the registry, hospitals engage in a robust quality improvement process, using data to drive improvements and positively impact patient outcomes for heart attack patients.
The Chest Pain – MI Registry is formerly the ACTION Registry.
2019 Award Winners
This year's Platinum, Gold and Silver Award recipients are recognized for their consistency in meeting patient care guidelines for AMI patients. Hospitals that received a 2019 Performance Achievement Award are featured in the special U.S. News and World Report "Best Hospitals" issue.
Overview of 2019
The Performance Achievement Award Program for 2019 will review data entered for eight quarters through 2018Q4. The data used for the aggregation are the data submitted as of the 2018Q4 data deadline, February 28, 2019. This submission must pass the DQR with a green light for all quarters evaluated.
|Award Levels||STEMI/NSTEMI Measures||Defect Free Care Measure||Submission Type|
|Platinum||≥90% score 8 quarters||≥75% score 8 quarters||Premier (all 8 quarters)|
|Gold||≥90% score 8 quarters||≥75% score 8 quarters||Limited (or combination of Premier and Limited)|
|Silver||≥90% score 4 quarters||≥75% score 4 quarters||Premier or Limited|
These individual Performance Measures are evaluated to determine your hospital’s compliance score:
|STEMI & NSTEMI Performance Measures*||Defect Free Care Measure|
CardioSmart Hospital Profile
All NCDR participating hospitals can see their hospital profile on Find Your Heart a Home. Patients and caregivers use this website to compare hospitals that are affiliated with the American College of Cardiology. Hospitals that receive the Performance Achievement Award will see their level displayed on this site under their hospital profile.