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Six Questions Every Community Should Ask About Cardiac Arrest

Each year, approximately 350,000 people experience out of hospital cardiac arrest in the United States. That equals 960 instances daily. Most of these events occur at home. Unacceptably, only about one in 10 patients survive to hospital discharge.

The path to improving cardiac arrest outcomes is best described using the mantra, “Measure improve, measure improve.” However, cardiac arrest is a complex incident containing a great many potentially measurable metrics. Where should one start to measure? Read More >