With STEMI patients, every heartbeat counts.
Out of the 931,000 heart attacks throughout the United States each year, about 735,000 of them are a more severe type of heart attack; an ST-elevated myocardial infarction (STEMI). The heart is not receiving blood during a heart attack, which can be fatal if not addressed quickly. The sooner EMS can start administering life-saving treatment, the better the outcome. With the right tools, paramedics can notify the ED and the cardiac catheterization team. They can prepare the lab, equipment, and personnel for the patient’s arrival so angioplasty and other critical treatment can begin as quickly as possible.
Save lives through timely intervention with a configurable solution.
The STEMI case workflow process below utilizes GD e-Bridge WorkFLOW Mobile Telemedicine app. The solution provides an easy to use, state or region-wide mechanism to alert notify and track all STEMI cases in real time from prehospital first medical contact through hospital emergency department, handoff to STEMI teams. This will help the STEMI team be better prepared for the inbound patient while lessening the handoff time and increasing data accuracy.
GD e-Bridge WorkFLOW templates are highly configurable, allowing flexibility to operate protocols your way, ensuring maximum effectiveness and compliance to your teams and STEMI accreditations. Configurability allows ED and STEMI teams to effectively communicate in order to properly treat the patient.
- Process Improvements for STEMI patient intervention and flow
- Automated case management
- Proactively prepare labs
- Reduce false lab activations
- Online Medical Control
- Feedback and Benchmarking
- Communication with EMS on outcomes
- Continued education and training for STEMI teams and EMS officials based on trend report and time studies
- EMS transfer and follow up performed easier
- Consistency in working protocols
STEMI EVENTS TO MONITOR & CAPTURE
- Emergency Room Triage
- Cath Lab Activations
- Transfer to PCI center