Medical Spotlight 8/9/10 "Heart Attack Response Time"
You might as well start a timer when someone has a heart attack. When that clock starts ticking, every minute counts.
The federal standard for hospitals to treat the worst heart attack patients is 90 minutes.
In the Medical Spotlight, Laura Fish, M.D., an emergency physician at North Florida Regional Medical Center explains to TV 20's David Snyder why her hospital posts its success rate for the world to see.
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