While STEMI-receiving hospitals have the expertise, facilities and equipment
to deliver percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) to STEMI patients, they still have barriers to overcome as part of a STEMI system of care. The chart below examines these barriers and provides a list of solutions.
|Multiple interests regarding STEMI plan ||Build consensus around what is best for the patient according to: |
|No diversion: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year|
Plan in place with second call team member or nearby PCI center to cover
False activation and resource allocation
|Emergency department (ED) walk-ins|
Main ED delays