Survival after Acute Myocardial Infarction (SAMI)

Hospital Strategies for Improving Hospital Outcomes for Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction


Krumholz HM, Curry LA, Bradley EH. Survival after acute myocardial infarction (SAMI) study: the design and implementation of a positive deviance study. Am Heart J. 2011;162:981-987. e9. Epub 2011 Oct 24.

Curry LA, Spatz E, Cherlin E, Thompson JW, Berg D, Ting HH, Decker C, Krumholz HM, Bradley EH. What distinguishes top-performing hospitals in acute myocardial infarction mortality rates?. Ann Intern Med. 2011;154: 384-390.

Bradley EH, Herrin J, Curry L, Cherlin EJ, Wang Y, Webster TR, Drye EE, Normand SL, Krumholz HM. Variation in hospital mortality rates for patients with acute myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol. 2010;106:1108-1112.doi:10:1016