Stroke-6 Ischemic Stroke – Discharged on Statin Medication

Ischemic stroke patients with LDL greater than or equal to 100 mg/dL, or LDL not measured, or, who were on a lipid- lowering medication prior to hospital arrival are prescribed statin medication at hospital discharge. 

 

Measure Steward

The Joint Commission

 

Measure Numerator

Ischemic stroke patients prescribed statin medication at hospital discharge. 

 

Measure Denominator

Ischemic stroke patient with an LDL greater than or equal to 100 mg/dL OR LDL not measured, OR who were on a a lipid-lowering medication prior to hospital arrival.