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Table 1 Quality measures (n = 13) and clinical conditions (n = 4) used in the present study.

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Clinical Conditions Measures
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 1. Aspirin prescribed at discharge
  2. Beta-blocker prescribed at discharge
  3.Adult smoking cessation advice/counseling
  4. LDL cholesterol assessment
  5.Lipid lowering therapy at discharge
  6. Inpatient mortality
Heart Failure (HF) 7.Evaluation of left ventricular systolic (LVS) function (LVF Assessment)
  8. ACEI or ARB for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD)
  9. Adult smoking cessation advice/counseling
Ischemic Stroke 10. Thrombolytic therapy administered
  11. Discharged on cholesterol reducing medication
  12. Smoking cessation advice/counseling
Hip and Knee Replacement 13.Recommended Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prophylaxis Ordered