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Introduction Letter Welcome to the Best Practices Center! View the Introduction from the Get With The Guidelines Chair.

Heart Failure The best practices included in this section support quality hospital care for heart failure patients at Get With The Guidelines® participating hospitals.

Introduction By offering best practices in an easy-to-use format, we hope to help Get With The Guidelines hospitals overcome barriers to delivering the quality care they strive to provide heart failure and stroke patients.

Stroke The best practices included in this section support quality hospital care for stroke patients at Get With The Guidelines® participating hospitals.

Overview This site is for both new Get With The Guidelines® users and existing users who want to sustain and enrich the quality they’ve already achieved through best practices.

Data Management The best practices included in this section support Get With The Guidelines® implementation and help participating hospitals gain the greatest possible benefit from the data made available through the use of the program.


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Why a Best Practices Center?

This document (PDF) is available only to give you an idea of how some hospitals might use the Get With The Guidelines program to facilitate quality improvement.   By including this document on its Web site, the American Heart Association does not represent that this document is complete, accurate or efficacious, or that it follows all of the American Heart Association guidelines for secondary and primary prevention of cardiovascular events or stroke. Hospitals should design their own protocol based on their own procedures and professional experience.

This document (PDF) is available only to give you an idea of how some hospitals might use the Get With The Guidelines program to facilitate quality improvement.   By including this document on its Web site, the American Heart Association does not represent that this document is complete, accurate or efficacious, or that it follows all of the American Heart Association guidelines for secondary and primary prevention of cardiovascular events or stroke. Hospitals should design their own protocol based on their own procedures and professional experience.

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