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Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Mortality Rate

1.4 Project
Endorsement Status
1.1 New or Maintenance
E&M Cycle
Is Under Review
1.3 Measure Description

In-hospital deaths per 1,000 hospital discharges with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) as a principal diagnosis for patients ages 18 years and older. Excludes cases in hospice care at admission, obstetric discharges, and transfers to another hospital.

        • 1.5 Measure Type
          1.7 Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM)
          1.8 Level Of Analysis
          1.9 Care Setting
          1.20 Testing Data Sources
        • 1.14 Numerator

          Number of deaths (DISP=20) among cases meeting the inclusion and exclusion rules for the denominator

          1.14a Numerator Details
        • 1.15 Denominator

          Discharges, for patients ages 18 years and older, with a principal ICD-10-CM diagnosis code for AMI

          1.15a Denominator Details
        • Exclusions

          Exclude cases transferring to another short-term hospital (DISP=2); cases in hospice care at admission (PointOFOriginUB04=F); MDC 14 (pregnancy, childbirth, and puerperium); with missing discharge disposition (DISP=missing), gender (SEX=missing), age (AGE=missing), quarter (DQTR=missing), year (YEAR=missing), or principal diagnosis (DX1=missing).

        • 1.18 Calculation of Measure Score
        • Most Recent Endorsement Activity
          Measure Retired and Endorsement Removed Cardiovascular Spring Cycle 2019
          Initial Endorsement
          Last Updated
          Removal Date