Skip directly to searchSkip directly to the site navigationSkip directly to the page's main content
Skip directly to searchSkip directly to the site navigationSkip directly to this page's context menuSkip directly to the page's main content
State of Alaska

Health Care System Factors for Heart Disease Mortality Rate

Health Care System Factors

Health care system factors that can continue to decrease heart disease mortality include:^9^ [[br]] [[br]]1. the identification and management of high blood pressure [[br]]2. the establishment of STEMI (ST segment elevation myocardial infarction) protocols for emergency medical services (EMS) agencies [[br]]3. the implementation of STEMI treatment guidelines in hospitals throughout Alaska [[br]]4. the implementation of hypertension treatment protocols, such as the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology [[br]]5. improving access to effective care [[br]]6. improving the quality of care for the ABCS (Aspirin when appropriate, Blood pressure control, Cholesterol management, Smoking cessation) [[br]]7. focusing clinical attention on the prevention of heart attack and stroke [[br]]8. activating the public to lead a heart-healthy lifestyle [[br]]9. improving the prescription and adherence to appropriate medications for the ABCS [[br]] [[br]] ---- {{class.SmallerFont 9. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Healthy People 2020: Heart disease and stroke, interventions and resources. [http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives/topic/heart-disease-and-stroke/ebrs]. Accessed October 6, 2016. }}

Related Health Care System Factors Indicators:


The information provided above is from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services' Center for Health Data and Statistics, Alaska Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health (Ak-IBIS) web site (http://ibis.dhss.alaska.gov). The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: " Retrieved Sat, 20 July 2019 from Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Center for Health Data and Statistics, Alaska Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health web site: http://ibis.dhss.alaska.gov ".

Content updated: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:50:55 AKST
The information provided above is from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services' Center for Health Data and Statistics AK-IBIS web site (http://ibis.dhss.alaska.gov/). The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: " Retrieved Sat, 20 July 2019 5:28:17 from Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Center for Health Data and Statistics, Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health Web site: http://ibis.dhss.alaska.gov/ ".

Content updated: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:50:55 AKST