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Table 2 Indicators of quality displayed quarterly, stratified for level of hospital, patients [%] treated as defined

From: Two years’ experience of implementing a comprehensive telemedical stroke network comprising in mainly rural region: the Transregional Network for Stroke Intervention with Telemedicine (TRANSIT-Stroke)

 20152016trend p-valuetarget value
Q 1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q 1Q 2Q 3Q 4
Early cerebral imaging (<  60 min after admission) in patients eligible for thrombolysis70
 level-I47.840.960.048.354.667.760.760.00.0884 
 level-II/III75.173.375.571.972.971.170.666.00.0159 
 all levels72.970.574.369.570.370.769.565.30.0569 
Door-to-needle-time < 60 min in patients with IVT90
 level-I100.0100.057.155.660.042.957.190.90.6475 
 level-II/III91.888.687.384.792.391.094.886.20.8483 
 all levels91.988.985.882.991.088.493.086.50.9491 
Early intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) given in patients with indication for IVT35
 level-I0.010.08.320.013.335.728.644.40.0015 
 level-II/-III40.943.147.339.740.545.645.741.80.7612 
 all levels38.940.844.337.937.544.844.142.10.4222 
Platelet inhibitor given within 48 h in patients with IS or TIA95
 level-I96.496.798.393.098.698.7100.0100.00.0295 
 level-II/III97.096.193.096.193.793.394.493.20.0074 
 all levels96.996.193.695.894.394.195.194.20.0543 
Dysphagia screening         90
 level-I26.333.356.135.732.455.758.259.1<.0001 
 level-II/III95.697.996.695.098.197.596.296.00.9489 
 all levels91.592.692.990.090.893.791.692.40.7562 
Early speech and language therapy for patients with dysphagia / dysphasia / dysarthria80
 level-I63.258.685.065.461.897.072.373.20.2191 
 level-II/III95.998.292.096.097.696.396.395.20.9342 
 all levels94.294.991.293.793.896.493.292.70.8144 
Early physio- / occupational therapy for patients with motor disability90
 level-I66.776.990.395.282.187.597.584.20.0714 
 level-II/III97.897.897.198.697.498.896.397.40.5997 
 all levels96.495.796.398.396.097.496.595.70.9579 
Early mobilisation of patients with severe disability90
 level-I96.790.798.1100.096.294.695.9100.00.3319 
 level-II/III97.898.095.997.297.198.295.794.80.0216 
 all levels97.797.296.197.597.097.895.795.40.0645 
Patients receiving an atrial fibrillation screening during their stay80
 level-I87.588.493.391.491.088.388.396.30.2601 
 level-II/III92.193.092.392.894.092.894.994.10.0435 
 all levels91.892.492.592.693.692.294.094.40.0312 
Extracranial carotid artery diagnostic in patients with IS or TIA80
 level-I77.469.278.675.580.087.988.190.8<.0001 
 level-II/III92.494.994.195.896.795.794.595.00.0295 
 all levels91.492.092.393.894.594.793.694.40.0006 
Revascularisation of symptomatic carotid stenosis in patients with IS or TIA60
 level-I0.0100.050.0100.0100.066.70.4174 
 level-II/III60.041.262.554.252.657.172.761.50.3310 
 all levels57.744.462.554.252.462.573.962.10.2315 
Antihypertensive drugs at discharge in patients with IS or TIA95
 level-I94.998.7100.098.698.299.099.199.10.3111 
 level-II/III97.097.497.497.398.295.796.796.70.2404 
 all levels96.997.597.797.498.296.297.197.00.4743 
Patients receiving statin at discharge or whom a statin was recommended80
 level-I68.469.490.289.989.286.695.793.6<.0001 
 level-II/III71.579.777.476.980.378.879.877.60.0069 
 all levels71.378.578.878.281.579.882.079.7<.0001 
Platelet inhibitor given at discharge in patients with IS or TIA and no anticoagulation95
 level-I88.689.597.195.795.295.4100.094.60.0302 
 level-II/III97.697.095.994.795.894.895.994.70.0101 
 all levels97.196.196.094.895.894.996.494.70.0101 
Discharge in rehabilitation clinic70
 level-I38.566.061.054.852.270.081.377.60.0005 
 level-II/III75.377.978.177.177.180.678.376.20.6075 
 all levels72.776.476.275.373.979.478.776.30.1302