2014-01-31 Hospital Variation in Intravenous Inotrope Use for Patients Hospitalized with Heart Failure: Insights from Get With The Guidelines.


Allen L, Fonarow G, Grau-Sepulveda M, Hernandez A, Peterson P, Partovian C, Li S, Heidenreich P, Bhatt D, Peterson E, Krumholz H. [Epub 1/31/2014] Keywords: GWTG-HF, inotropes, heart failure, outcome and process assessment, variation

2014-01-26 Outcomes of Medicare Beneficiaries With Heart Failure and Atrial Fibrillation


Khazanie P, Liang L, Qualls L, Curtis L, Fonarow G, Hammill B, Hammill S, Heidenreich P, Masoudi F, Hernandez A, Piccini J. [EPub 1/26/2014] Keywords: GWTG-HF, heart failure, heart rhythm disorders, atrial fibrillation

2014-01-21 Prescribing Warfarin at Discharge for Heart Failure Patients: Findings from the Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Registry.


Eapen Z, Grau-Sepulveda M, Fonarow G, Heidenreich P, Peterson E, Hernandez A. [1/21/2014]  Keywords: GWTG-HF, Warfarin, Heart failure, Prescription rates

2013-11-25 - Adherence and Persistence in the Use of Warfarin After Hospital Discharge Among Patients With Heart Failure and Atrial Fibrillation.


Eapen Z, Mi X, Qualls L, Hammill B, Fonarow G, Turakhia M, Heidenreich P, Peterson E, Curtis L, Hernandez A, Al-Khatib S. [Epub 11/25/2013] Keywords: GWTG-HF, Atrial fibrillation, heart failure, medication adherence, warfarin

2013-10-25 - Associations Between Use of the Hospitalist Model and Quality of Care and Outcomes of Older Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure.


Kociol R, Hammill B, Fonarow G, Heidenreich P, Go A, Peterson E, Curtis L, Hernandez A. [Epub 10/25/2013] Keywords: GWTG-HF, heart failure , hospitalists , quality of care , elderly , cardiologist, length of stay

2013-10-24 - Relationship between sex, ejection fraction, and B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patients hospitalized with heart failure and associations with inhospital outcomes: Findings from the Get With The Guideline-Heart Failure Registry.


Hsich E, Grau-Sepulveda M, Hernandez A, Eapen Z, Xian Y, Schwamm L, Bhatt D, Fonarow G. Am Heart J 2013;0:1-9.e3. [EPub 10/24/2013] Keywords: GWTG-HF

2013-09-26 - Racial Differences in the Prevalence and Outcomes of Atrial Fibrillation Among Patients Hospitalized With Heart Failure.


Thomas K, Piccini J, Liang L, Fonarow G, Yancy C, Peterson E, Hernandez A. [Epub 9/26/2013] Keywords: GWTG-HF, anticoagulation, atrial fibrillation, afib, heart failure, racial disparity, risk factors

2013-08-21 - Use of Hydralazine-Isosorbide Dinitrate Combination in African American and other Race/Ethnic Group Patients with Heart Failure and Reduced Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction.


Golwala H, Thadani U, Liang L, Stavrakis S, Butler J, Yancy C, Bhatt D, Hernandez A, Fonarow G. [Epub 8/21/2013] Keywords: GWTG-HF

2013-08-05 - Racial/Ethnic Differences in B-Type Natriuretic Peptide Levels and Their Association With Care and Outcomes Among Patients Hospitalized With Heart Failure: Findings From Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure.


Krim S, Vivo R, Krim N, Qian F, Cox M, Ventura H, Hernandez A, Bhatt D, Fonarow G. [EPub 8/5/2013] Keywords: GWTG-HF, BNP, heart failure, outcome, quality of care, race

2013-06-25 - Validated, Electronic Health Record Deployable Prediction Models for Assessing Patient Risk of 30-Day Rehospitalization and Mortality in Older Heart Failure Patients.


Eapen Z, Liang L, Fonarow G, Heidenreich P, Curtis L, Peterson E, Hernandez A. [Epub 6/25/2013] Keywords: GWTG-HF, electronic health records, heart failure, predictive models, risk stratification

2013-04-18 - Transitional adherence and persistence in the use of aldosterone antagonist therapy in patients with heart failure.


Curtis L, Mi X, Qualls L, Check D, Hammill B, Hammill S, Heidenreich P, Masoudi F, Setoguchi S, Hernandez A, Fonarow G. [Epub 4/18/2013] Keywords: GWTG-HF, Aldosterone antagonist therapy, HF, heart failure, reduced ejection fraction, Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure, medication adherence

2013-04-08 - Are we targeting the right metric for heart failure? Comparison of hospital 30-day readmission rates and total episode of care inpatient days.


Kociol R, Liang L, Hernandez A, Curtis L, Heidenreich P, Yancy C, Fonarow G, Peterson E. [Epub 4/8/2013] Keywords: GWTG-HF, HF, heart failure, resource use, HF quality, length of stay, LOS, Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure,

2013-02-25 - Age Differences in the Use of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators Among Older Patients Hospitalized with Heart Failure.


Hess PL, Grau-Sepulveda MV, Hernandez AF, Peterson ED, Bhatt DL, Schwamm LH, Yancy CW, Fonarow GC, Al-Khatib SM. [Epub 2/25/2013] Keywords: GWTG-HF, ICD, HF, heart failure, left ventricular ejection fraction, LVEF, Get With the Guidelines- Heart Failure, ICD use among age groups

2013-02-18 - Admission Heart Rate and In-Hospital Outcomes in Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure in Sinus Rhythm and in Atrial Fibrillation.


Bui A, Grau-Sepulveda M,Hernandez A,Peterson E,Yancy C,Bhatt D. [Epub 2/18/13]. Keywords: GWTG-HF, heart rate and mortality, chronic heart failure, HF, sinus rythym, SR, atrial fibrillation, AF, Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure

2012-11-28 - Associations Between Aldosterone Antagonist Therapy and Risks of Mortality and Readmission Among Patients With Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction.


Hernandez A, Mi X, Hammill B, Hammill S, Heidenreich P, Masoudi F, Qualls L, Peterson E, Fonarow G, Curtis L. [Epub 11/28/2012] Keywords: GWTG-HF, Aldosterone antagonist therapy,heart failure, reduced ejection fraction,older patients, Medicare claims , All-cause mortality, cardiovascular readmission, hyperkalemia readmission , heart failure readmission at 3 years, Comparative Effectiveness of Therapies for Heart Failure, COMPARE-HF , Get WIth the Guidelines-Heart Failure

2012-08-28 - National Survey of Hospital Strategies to Reduce Heart Failure Readmissions: Findings From the Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure Registry.


Kociol R, Peterson E, Hammill B, Flynn K, Heidenreich P, Piña I, Lytle B, Albert N, Curtis L, Fonarow G, Hernandez A. [Epub 8/28/2012] Keywords: GWTG-HF, heart failure, outcomes, registries,Get with the Guidelines-Heart Failure, readmission rates

2012-05-21 - Trends in Patients Hospitalized with Heart Failure and Preserved Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction - Prevalence, Therapies, and Outcomes.


Steinberg B, Zhao X, Heidenreich P, Peterson E, Bhatt D, Cannon C, Hernandez A, Fonarow G. [Epub 5/21/2012] Keywords: GWTG-HF, cardiomyopathies, epidemiology, heart failure, outcome assessment, health care, GWTG-HF, Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure, left ventricular ejection fraction

2012-05-09 - Design and Rationale of a Retrospective Clinical Effectiveness Study of Aldosterone Antagonist Therapy in Patients With Heart Failure.


Curtis L, Mi X, Qualls L, Hammill B, Hammill S, Heidenreich P, Masoudi F, Setoguchi S, Hernandez A, Fonarow G. [Epub 5/9/2012] Keywords: GWTG-HF, aldosterone antagonist therapy, Heart failure, hyperkalemia, Medicare beneficiaries, readmission, symptomatic heart failure,reduced ejection fraction, serum creatinine level

2012-03-28 - Utilization of Hospice and Predicted Mortality Risk Among Older Patients Hospitalized with Heart Failure: Findings from GWTG-HF.


Whellan D, Cox M,Hernandez A, Heidenreich P, Curtis L, Peterson E, Fonarow G. [Epub 3/28/2012] Keywords: GWTG-HF, Hospice referral, registries, risk factors, palliative care, heart failure, Get With the Guidelines-HF

2012-03-13 - Sex differences in in-hospital mortality in acute decompensated heart failure with reduced and preserved ejection fraction.


Hsich E, Grau-Sepulveda M, Hernandez A, Peterson E, Schwamm L, Bhatt D, Fonarow G. [Epub 3/13/2012] Keywords: GWTG-HF, heart failure (HF),ejection fraction, REF, PEF, Get With the Guiidelines-Hneart Failure,

2012-03-13 - Care and Outcomes of Hispanic Patients Admitted with Heart Failure with Preserved or Reduced Ejection Fraction: Findings from Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure.


Rey P. Vivo, Selim R. Krim, Nassim R. Krim, Xin Zhao, Adrian F. Hernandez, Eric D. Peterson,Ileana L. Piña, Deepak L. Bhatt, Lee H. Schwamm and Gregg C. Fonarow. [Epub 3/13/2012] Keywords: GWTG-HF, congestive heart failure, contractile function, health policy and outcome research, HF, Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure, left ventricular ejection fraction , Hispanic patients, preserved EF (PEF), reduced EF (REF)

2012-02-09 - Patient and Hospital Characteristics Associated with Traditional Measures of Inpatient Quality of Care for Patients with Heart Failure.


Heidenreich P, Zhao X, Hernandez A, Yancy C, Fonarow G. [Epub 2/9/2012] Keywords: GWTG-HF, Heart Failure, CMS, Get With the Guidelines, quality measurement, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, The Joint Commission

2012-01-27 - Trends in Use of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapy Among Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure: Have the Previously Observed Sex and Racial Disparities Improved Over Time?.


Al-Khatib S, Hellkamp A, Hernandez A, Fonarow G, Thomas K, Al-Khalidi H, Heidenreich P, Hammill S, Yancy C and Peterson E. [Epub 1/27/2012] Keywords: GWTG-HF, implantable cardioverter defibrillators, Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure,race, sex, disparities, ICD

2012-01-10 - Get With The Guidelines Program Participation, Process of Care, and Outcome for Medicare Patients Hospitalized With Heart Failure.


Heidenreich P, Hernandez A, Yancy C, Liang L, Peterson E, Fonarow G. [Epub 1/10/2012] Keywords: GWTG-HF, HF, hospital enrollment, improved process of care, readmission, outcomes,health care

2011-12-10 - Predicting Costs Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Heart Failure.


Greiner M, Hammill B, Fonarow G, Whellan D, Eapen Z, Hernandez A, Curtis L. [Epub 12/10/2011] Keywords: GWTG-HF, Heart Failure, medicare beneficiaries, disease management programs,

2011-09-19 - Payment Source, Quality of Care, and Outcomes in Patients Hospitalized with Heart Failure.


Kapoor J, Kapoor R, Hellkamp A, Hernandez A, Heidenreich P, Fonarow G. [Epub 9/19/2011] Keywords: GWTG-HF

2011-08-23 - Quality of Care and Outcomes for Women Hospitalized with Heart Failure.


Klein L, Grau-Sepulveda M, Bonow R, Hernandez A, Williams M, Bhatt D, Fonarow G. [Epub 8/23/2011] Keywords: heart failure, sex, women , heart failure, HF, Get With the Guidelines- HF, mortality, performance measures

2011-08-10 - Diabetes, Quality of Care, and In-Hospital Outcomes in Patients Hospitalized with Heart Failure.


Kapoor J, Fonarow G, Zhao X, Kapoor R, Hernandez A, Heidenreich P. [Epub 8/10/2011] Keywords: GWTG-HF, Diabetes mellitus, HF admissions, HF, quality of care, outcomes, mortality

2011-07-25 - The Need for Multiple Measures of Hospital Quality- Results from the Get With The Guidelines-HF Registry of the American Heart Association.


Hernandez A, Fonarow G, Liang L, Heidenreich P, Yancy C, Peterson E. [Epub 7/25/2011] Keywords: GWTG-HF, heart failure, outcomes , quality of care,Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure, Medicare claims, mortality

2011-07-25 - Associations of Patient Demographic Characteristics and Regional Physician Density With Early Physician Follow-up Among Medicare Beneficiaries Hospitalized With Heart Failure.


Kociol R, Greiner M, Fonarow G, Hammill B, Heidenreich P, Yancy C, Peterson E, Curtis L, Hernandez A. [Epub 7/25/2011] Keywords: GWTG-HF, physician follow-up, heart failure, HF, Organized Program to Initiate Lifesaving Treatment in Hospitalized Patients WithHeart Failure, OPTIMIZE, Get with the Guidelines-Heart Failure, readmission

2011-05-31 - Predictors of Hospital Length of Stay in Heart Failure: Findings from Get With the Guidelines


Whellan D, Zhao X, Hernandez A, Liang L, Peterson E, Bhatt D, Heidenreich P, Schwamm L, Fonarow G. [Epub 5/31/2011] Keywords: GWTG-HF, Heart failure, risk factors, length of stay, morbidity, registries, Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure, length of stay, LOS, heart failure, HF, predictors

2011-04-25 - Association of Race/Ethnicity with Clinical Risk Factors, Quality of Care, and Acute Outcomes in Patients Hospitalized with Heart Failure.


Thomas K, Hernandez A, Dai D, Heidenreich P, Fonarow G, Peterson E, Yancy C. [Epub 4/25/2011] Keywords: GWTG-HF, Get With The Guidelines-HF,Black and Hispanic populations , heart failure , young age, morbidity, mortality, clinical presentation, quality of care, and outcomes , race, ethnicity

2011-04-14 - Patterns and Predictors of Evidence-Based Medication Continuation Among Hospitalized Heart Failure Patients (from Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure)


Krantz M, Ambardekar A, Kaltenbach L, Hernandez A, Heidenreich P, Fonarow G. [Epub 4/14/2011] Keywords: GWTG-HF, heart failure, HF, hospital discharge, outpatientadherence and, outcome, Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure, left ventricular ejection fraction , EF, in-hospital initiation

2011-03-29 - Discharge to a Skilled Nursing Facility and Subsequent Clinical Outcomes Among Older Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure.


Allen L, Hernandez A, Peterson E, Curtis L, Dai D, Masoudi F, Bhatt D, Heidenreich P, Fonarow G. [Epub 3/29/2011] Keywords: GWTG-HF, heart failure; discharge status; disposition; skilled nursing facility; outcomes; risk;Get With The Guidelines-HFmortality; rehospitalization; skilled nursing facility; SNF; oloder patietns; Medicare

2011-02-21 - Use and Predictors of Heart Failure Disease Management Referral in Patients Hospitalized with Heart Failure: Insights from the Get With The Guidelines Program.


Gharacholou SM, Hellkamp A, Hernandez A, Peterson E, Bhatt D, Yancy C, Fonarow G. [Epub 2/21/2011] Keywords: GWTG-HF, Heart failure, disease managemnet, referral, predictors,Get With the Guidelines, GWTG, HF, quality and performance, hFDM, mortality

2010-12-07 - Incremental Value of Clinical Data Beyond Claims Data in Predicting 30 day Outcomes after Heart Failure Hospitalization.


Hammill B, Curtis L, Fonarow G, Heidenreich P, Yancy C, Peterson E, Hernandez A. [Epub 12/7/2010] Keywords: heart failure, mortality, health policy, Medicare, patient readmission, clinical data, claims-based models, Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure

2010-05-05 - The Relationship Between Early Physician Follow-up and 30-Day Readmission Among Medicare Beneficiaries Hospitalized for Heart Failure.


Hernandez A, Greiner M, Fonarow G, Hammill B, Heidenreich P, Yancy C, Peterson E, Curtis L. [Epub 5/5/2010] Keywords: GWTG-HF, heart failure, readmission, follow-up, Get With the Guidelines- Heart Failure, OPTIMIZE_HF, quality improvement

2010-04-13 - Treatment and Risk in Heart Failure: Gaps in Evidence or Quality.


Peterson P, Rumsfeld J, Liang L, Hernandez A, Peterson E, Fonarow G, Masoudi F. [Epub 4/13/2010] Keywords: GWTG-HF, heart failure, pharmacotherapy, health policy and outcomes research, treatment, risk, care quality, Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure, GWTG-HF, evidence based therapy

2009-12-15 - Clinical Effectiveness of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators Among Medicare beneficiaries Hospitalized With Heart Failure.


Hernandez A, Fonarow G, Hammill B, Al-Khatib S, Yancy C, O'Connor C, Schulman K, Peterson E, Curtis L. [Epub 12/15/2009] Keywords: GWTG-HF, defibriliation, heart failure, mortality, cardioverter-defibrillators, ICDs, Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure, quality improvement, Medicare beneficiaries

2009-12-08 - A Validated Risk Score for In-hospital Mortality in Patients with Heart Failure from the AHA Get With the Guidelines Program.


Peterson P, Rumsfeld J, Liang L, Albert N, Hernandez A, Peterson E, Fonarow G, Masoudi f. [Epub 12/8/2009] Keywords: GWTG-HF, risk factors, epidemiology,heart failure, mortality, registries, clinical decision making,

2009-10-25 - Characteristics and In-Hospital Outcomes for Nonadherent Patients with Heart Failure: Findings from Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure.


Ambardekar A, Fonarow G, Hernandez A, Pan W, Yancy C, Krantz M. [Epub 10/25/2009] Keywords: GWTG-HF, heart failure hospitalization, madication and dietary nonadhereance, rehospitalization, characteristics, outcomes, quality of care, GWTG-HF

2009-10-21 - Use of Aldosterone Antagonists in Heart Failure.


Albert N, Yancy C, Liang L, Zhao X, Hernandez A, Peterson E, Cannon C, Fonarow G. [Epub 10/21/2009] Keywords: GWTG-HF,Get With the Guidelines-HF, Aldosterone, underuse, overuse, quality improvement, morbidity and moratlity risk

2009-09-29 - Quality of Care for Atrial Fibrillation among Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure.


Piccini J, Hernandez A, Zhao X, Pate M, Lewis W, Peterson E, Fonarow G. [Epub9/29/2009] Keywords: GWTG-HF, guideline adherence, atrial fibrilation, HF, Get With the Guidelines HF, quality of care, warfarin use, demographic analysis

2009-09-25 - Weekend Hospital Admission and Discharge for Heart Failure: Association with Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes.


Horwich T, Hernandez A, Liang L, Albert N, LaBresh K, Yancy C, Fonarow G. [Epub 9/25/2009] Keywords: GWTG-HF, weekend hospital admission, HF, LOS, mortality, quality of care, outcomes, Get With the Guidelines

2009-06-25 - Influence of age on the management of heart failure:Findings from Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure (GWTG-HF).


Forman D, Cannon C, Hernandez A, Liang L, Yancy C, Fonarow G. [Epub 6/25/2009] Keywords: GWTG-HF, Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure, HF, older patients, coronary artery disease, haert failure, evidence-based therapies, management

2009-02-25 - Hospital Variation and Characteristics of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Use in Patients with Heart Failure: Data from the GWTG-HF Registry.


Shah B, Hernandez A, Liang L, Al-Khatib S, Yancy C, Fonarow G, Peterson E. [Epub 2/25/2009] Keywords: GWTG-HF, cardioverter-defibrilator, adherence to guidelines, heart failure, HF, ICD therapy

2008-10-25 - Quality of Care and Outcomes Among Patients with Heart Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease: A Get With the Guidelines Heart Failure Program Study.


Patel U, Hernandez A, Liang L, Peterson E, LaBresh K, Yancy C, Albert N, Ellrodt G, Fonarow G. [Epub 10/25/2008] Keywords: GWTG-HF, Get With the Guidelines-HF, chronic kidney disease, quality of care, guideline-recommended therapies

2008-10-02 - The Influence of Hospital Length of Stay for Heart Failure on Quality of Care.


Krantz M, Tanner J, Horwich T, Yancy C, Albert N, Hernandez A, Dai D, Fonarow G. [Epub 10/2/2008] Keywords: GWTG-HF,treatment adherence, heart failure, readmissions, mortality, length of stay, LOS quality of care,

2008-09-10 - Cholesterol Levels and In-Hospital Mortality in Patients with Acute Decompensated Heart Failure.


Horwich T, Hernandez A, Dai D, Yancy C, Fonarow G. [Epub 9/10/2008] Keywords: GWTG-HF,chronic heart failure, HF,cholesterol, moratality, Get With the Guidelines-HF

2008-08-12 - Use of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Patients Hospitalized with Heart Failure.


Piccini JP, Hernandez AF, Dai D, Thomas KL, Lewis WR, Yancy CW, Peterson ED, Fonarow G.[Epub 8/12/2008] Keywords: GWTG-HF, heart failure, pacemaker, registries, Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure, cardiac resynchronization therapy

2007-10-03 - A Gender and Racial Gap in Internal Cardioverter Defibrillator Use Among Hospitalized Heart Failure Patients.


Hernandez AF, Fonarow GC, Liang L, Al-Khatib SM, Curtis LH, LaBresh KA, Yancy CW, Albert NM, Peterson, ED. [Epub 10/3/2007] Keywords: GWTG-HF, heart failure, ICD, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator, left ventricular ejection fraction, sex, race, Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure


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