AMI-8a Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival

Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) Patients with ST- segment elevation or LBBB on the ECG closest to arrival time receiving primary PCI during the hospital stay with a time from hospital arrival to PCI of 90 minutes or less.


Measure Steward



Measure Numerator

AMI patients whose time from hospital arrival to primary PCI is 90 minutes or less.


Measure Denominator

Principal diagnosis of AMI (International Classification of Diseases, 9th revision, Clinical Modification [ICD-9-CM] principal diagnosis code:

410.00, 410.01,

410.10, 410.11, 

410.20, 410.21,
410.30, 410.31,
410.40, 410.41,
410.50, 410.51,
410.60, 410.61,
410.70, 410.71,
410.80, 410.81,
410.90, 410.91);

and PCI procedure ICD-9-CM principal or other procedure code for PCI: 00.66; and AMI patients 18 and older with ST-elevation or LBBB on ECG who received primary PCI with an ICD 9-CM Principle Diagnosis Code for AMI


PCI (ICD-9 CM Principal and Other Procedure Codes for PCI) AND ST-segment elevation or LBBB on the ECG performed closest to hospital arrival; and PCI performed within 24 hours afer hospital arrival.