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August 22/29, 2012

Transforming Quality of Care and Improving Outcomes After Acute MILessons From the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance (Dr French); and Genentech Inc, South San Francisco, California (Ms Reddy and Dr Barron).

JAMA. 2012;308(8):771-772. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.9500

The National Registry of Myocardial Infarction (NRMI) was the leading cardiovascular disease (CVD) patient registry from 1990 to 2006 in both size and duration. Notably, the various analyses and publications that resulted from the NRMI had direct and substantial effects in improving quality care for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) treatment in the United States.1

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