You May Not Be Thinking About Stroke...

Updated:Oct 5,2015
but 23 area hospitals are.

When medical professionals apply the most up-to-date, evidence-based treatment guidelines, patient outcomes improve. The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association developed Get With The Guidelines® to provide hospitals with data collection tools and resources to help ensure the most up-to-date, evidence-based treatment guidelines are followed with every patient. 
 
Hospitals participating in Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke collect data on their care and analyze compliance with the most impactful treatment interventions for stroke patients, comparing their compliance over time, and against other hospitals. When hospitals consistently apply guidelines, they receive awards and recognition from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The 23 Houston Gulf Coast area hospitals featured in this ad received either a Gold or Silver award for consistent compliance over one or more years of at least 85% with all seven Get With The Guidelines-Stroke achievement measures

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Get the Full List of Area Hospitals.
 
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association subsidizes the cost of participation in Get With The Guidelines® to make it affordable for hospitals, so more hospitals can participate, and more patient lives can be touched. Together, we will continue to make strides toward our 2020 impact goal of improving the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20%, while reducing death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20%.
 
For more information on Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke and the other Get With The Guidelines®  modules, go to www.heart.org/quality.