Beta blocker prescribed at discharge

What It Means
The percentage of patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction who were prescribed a beta blocker at hospital discharge.

Why It Is Important
Clinical evidence shows that taking beta blockers after AMI helps reduce the risk of complications and death.

Numerator Definition
Patients with AMI who are prescribed a beta blocker at hospital discharge

Denominator Definition
Patients with AMI without beta blocker contraindications

Denominator Excluded Populations