2017-04-04 - Current Practice Trends for Use of Early Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Intracerebral Hemorrhage


Cherian LJ, Smith EE, Schwamm LH, Fonarow GC, Schulte PJ, Xian Y, Wu J, Prabhakaran SK [Epub 4/4/17] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, Anticoagulants, Pulmonary embolism, Intracranial hemorhage, Prevention and control, Venous thrombosis

2017-03-10 - Timely Reperfusion in Stroke and Myocardial Infarction Is Not Correlated: An Opportunity for Better Coordination of Acute Care


Sauser Zachrison K, Levine DA, Fonarow GC, Bhatt DL, Cox M, Shulte P, Smith EE, Suter RE, Xian Y, Schwamm LH [Epub 3/10/17] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, American Heart Association, fibrinolysis, myocardial infarction, stroke, tissue-type plasminogen activator

2017-02-09 - Coexistent Sickle Cell Disease has no impact on lytic therapy in acute ischemic stroke


Adams RJ, Cox M, Ozark SD, Kanter J, Schulte PJ, Xian Y, Fonarow GC, Smith EE, Schwamm LH [Epub 2/9/2017] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, brain infarction, quality improvement, sickle cell disease, stroke, thrombolytic therapy

2017-02-03 - Healthcare Resource Availability, Quality of Care, and Acute Ischemic Stroke Outcomes


O'Brien EC, Wu J, Zhao X, Schulte PJ, Fonarow GC, Hernandez AF, Schwamm LH, Peterson ED, Bhatt DL, Smith EE [Epub 2/3/17] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, healthcare resources, outcomes research, stroke care

2017-01-24 - Use of Intravenous Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients Taking Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs) Before Stroke


Xian Y, Federspie JJ, Hernandez AF, Laskowitz DT, Schwamm LH, Bhatt DL, Smith EE, Fonarow GC, Peterson ED [Epub 1/24/17] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, ischemic stroke, thrombolysis, anticoagulant

2017-01-21 - Impact of an Expanded Hospital Recognition Program For Stroke Quality of Care


Heidenreich PA, Zhao X, Hernandez AF, Schwamm LH, Smith EE, Reeves MJ, Peterson ED, Fonarow GC [Epub 1/21/17] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, awards, health care quality assessment, heath care quality indicators, hospital performance, performance measure, stroke

2017-01-17 - Use of Strategies to Improve Door-to-Needle Times with Tissue Plasminogen Activator in Acute Ischemic Stroke in Clinical Practice


Xian Y, Xu H, Lytle B, Blevins J, Peterson ED, Hernandez AF, Smith EE, Saver JL, Messé SR, Paulsen M, Suter RE, Reeves MJ, Jauch EC, Schwamm LH, Fonarow GC. [Epub 1/17/17] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, plasminogen activator, quality improvement, stroke, surveys, tissue

2017-01-17 - Hospital Variation in Functional Recovery After Stroke


Rrvu Bettger J, Thomas L, Liang L, Xian Y, Bushnell CD, Saver JL, Fonarow GC, Peterson ED [Epub 1/17/17] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, health services research, risk adjustment, stroke, survivors

2016-12-29 - Renal Dysfunction Is Associated With Poststroke Discharge Disposition and In-Hospital Mortality


Husseini N, Fonarow GC, Smith EE, Ju C, Schwamm LH, Hernandez AF, Schulte PJ, Xian Y, Goldstein LB. [Epub 12/29/16] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, acute kidney injury, glomerular filtration rate, kidney disease, medicare, outcomes, stroke

2016-12-22 - Differences in Acute Ischemic Stroke Quality of Care and Outcomes by Primary Stroke Center Certification Organization


Man S, Cox M, Patel P, Smith EE, Reeves MJ, Saver JL, Bhatt DL, Xian Y, Schwamm LH, Fonarow GC [Epub 12/22/16] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, certification, ischemic stroke, outcome, primary stroke center, quality of care

2016-11-14 - The Impact of Insurance Status on Outcomes and Use of Rehabilitation Services in Acute Ischemic Stroke: Findings from Get With The Guidelines Stroke


Medford-Davis L, Fonarow GC, Bhatt DL, Xu H, Smith EE, Suter R, Peterson ED, Xian Y, Matsouaka RA, Schwamm LH [Epub 11/14/16] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, health outcomes, health policy, health services research, insurance, stroke, ischemic

2016-11-04 - Treatment with TPA in the "Golden Hour" and the Shape of the 4.5 Hour Time-Benefit Curve in the National US Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Population


Kim J, Fonarow GC, Smith EE, Reeves MJ, Navalkele DD, Grotta JC, Grau-Sepulveda MV, Hernandez AF, Peterson ED, Schwamm LH, Saver JL (Epub 11/4/16) Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, golden hour thrombolysis, time-benefit curve, acute ischemic stroke, thrombolysis, tissue-type plasminogen activator

2016-09-14 - Why are acute ischemic stroke patients not receiving IV tPA?: Results from a national registry


Messé SR, Khatri P, Reeves MJ, Smith EE, Saver JL, Bhatt DL, Grau-Sepulveda MV, Cox M, Peterson ED, Fonarow GC, Schwamm LH. [Epub 9/14/16] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, tissue plasminogen activator, heart valves, certification, emergency medical services, age of onset, atrial fibrillation, diabetes mellitus, cohort studies, retrospective studies, logistic models

2016-09-14 - Hospital Variation in Home-time Following Acute Ischemic Stroke: Insights from the Patient-Centered Research into Outcomes Stroke Patients Prefer and Effectiveness Research (PROSPER) Study


O’Brien EC, Xian Y, Xu H, Wu J, Saver JL, Smith EE, Schwamm LH, Peterson ED, Reeves MJ, Bhatt DL, Maisch L, Hannah D, Lindholm B, Olson D, Prvu Bettger J, Pencina M, Hernandez AF, Fonarow GC. [Epub 9/14/16] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, healthcare quality assessment, health services research, patient centered outcomes research, risk adjustment, stroke, acute

2016-08-04 - Use and Outcomes of Intravenous Thrombolysis for Acute Ischemic Stroke in Patients ≥90 Years of Age


Arora R, Salamon E, Katz JM, Cox M, Saver JL, Bhatt DL, Fonarow GC, Peterson ED, Smith EE, Schwamm LH, Xian Y, Libman RB [Epub 8/4/16] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, hospices, hospital mortality, stroke,  thrombolytic therapy, tissue-type plasminogen activator

2016-07-19 - Prior Antithrombotic Use Is Associated With Favorable Mortality and Functional Outcomes in Acute Ischemic Stroke


Myint PK, Hellkamp AS, Fonarow GC, Reeves MJ, Schwamm LH, Schulte PJ, Xian Y, Suter RE, Bhatt DL, Saver JL, Peterson ED, Smith EE [Epub 7/19/16] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, antiplatelet agents, antithrombotic agents, mortality, prognosis, stroke

2016-04-14 - Association of Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Program Participation and Clinical Outcomes for Medicare Beneficiaries With Ischemic Stroke


Song S, Fonarow GC, Olson DM, Liang L, Schulte PJ, Hernandez AF, Peterson ED, Reeves MJ, Smith EE, Schwamm LH, Saver JL [Epub 4/14/16] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, Medicare , patient discharge, quality improvement, quality of health care, stroke

2015-12-18 - Treatment Patterns and Short-Term Outcomes in Ischemic Stroke in Pregnancy or Postpartum


Leffert LR, Clancy CR, Bateman BT, Cox M, Schulte PJ, Smith EE, Fonarow GC, Kuklina EV, George MG, Schwamm LH [Epub 12/18/15] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, ischemic, pregnancy, stroke

2015-10-29 - Variation and Trends in the Documentation of National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) Among GWTG-Stroke Hospitals


Reeves MJ, Smith EE, Fonarow GC, Zhao X, Thompson M, Peterson ED, Schwamm LH, Olson D. [Epub 10/29/15] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, documentation, hospitals, registries, selection bias, stroke

2015-10-29 Smoking Paradox in Patients Hospitalized With Coronary Artery Disease or Acute Ischemic Stroke Findings From Get With The Guidelines


Ali S, Smith EE, Reeves M, Zhao X, Xian Y, Hernandez A, Bhatt D, Fonarow G, Schwamm L Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, coronary artery disease, mortality, risk factor, smoking, stroke, AHA Young Investigator Awardee

2015-10-29 Readmission for Stroke and Quality of Care among Patients Hospitalized with Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA): Findings from Get With The Guidelines (GWTG)-Stroke


O’Brien E, Zhao X, Fonarow G, Schulte P, Dai D, PhD; Smith EE, Schwamm L, Bhatt D, Xian Y, Saver J, Reeves M, Peterson E, Hernandez A [Epub 10/29/15] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, transient ischemic attack, TIA, ischemic stroke risk, defect-free care, performance measures, CMS

2015-10-29 - Quality of Care and Ischemic Stroke Risk After Hospitalization for Transient Ischemic Attack: Findings From Get With The Guidelines



O’Brien EC, Zhao X, Fonarow GC, Schulte PJ, Dai D, PhD; Smith EE, Schwamm LH, Bhatt DL, Xian Y, Saver JL, Reeves MJ, Peterson ED, Hernandez AF [Epub 10/29/15] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, hospital readmission, ischemic attack, risk factors, stroke, transient outcomes assessment

2015-10-29 Patient Characteristics and Outcomes After Hemorrhagic Stroke in Pregnancy


Leffert L, Clancy C, Bateman B, Cox M, Schulte P, Smith EE, Fonarow G, Schwamm L, Kuklina E, George M. Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, epidemiology,  hemorrhage, pre-eclampsia, pregnancy, stroke, AHA Young Investigator Awardee

2015-09-25 Association of Acute and Chronic Hyperglycemia with Acute Ischemic Stroke Outcomes Post Thrombolysis: Findings from Get With The Guidelines-Stroke


Masrur S, Cox M, Bhatt DL, Smith EE, Ellrodt G, Fonarow GC, Schwamm L
[Epub 9/25/15] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, acute stroke, hyperglycemia, tissue plasminogen activator

2015-08-12 Race/Ethnic and Sex Differences in Emergency Medical Services Transport among Hospitalized U.S. Stroke Patients. Analysis of the National Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Registry


Mochari-Greenberger H, Xian Y, Hellkamp A, Schulte P, Bhatt D, Fonarow G, Saver J, Reeves M, Schwamm L, Smith EE [Epub 8/12/15] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, disparities, emergency medical services, EMS, race, ethnicity, sex, stroke, AHA Young Investigator Awardee

2015-08-05 Clinical Effectiveness of Statin Therapy after Ischemic Stroke: Primary Results from the Statin Therapeutic Area of the Patient-Centered Research into Outcomes Stroke Patients Prefer and Effectiveness Research (PROSPER) Study


O’Brien E, Greiner M, Xian Y, Fonarow G, Olson D, Schwamm L, Bhatt D, Maisch L, Hannah D, Lindholm B, Peterson E, Pencina M, Hernandez A [Epub 8/05/15] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, lipids, ischemic stroke, statin therapy, PROSPER

2015-07-31 Real-World Effectiveness of Warfarin among Ischemic Stroke Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: An Observational Analysis from the Patient-Centered Research into Outcomes Stroke Patients Prefer and Effectiveness Research (PROSPER) Study


Xian Y, Wu J, O’Brien E, Fonarow G, Olson D, Schwamm L, Bhatt D, Smith EE, Suter R, Hannah D, Lindholm B, Maisch L, Greiner M, Lytle B, Pencina M, Peterson E, Hernandez A [Epub 7/31/15] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, CMS, PROSPER

2015-07-22 Perception versus Actual Performance in Timely Tissue Plasminogen Activation Administration in the Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke


Lin C, Cox M, Olson D, Britz G, Constable M, Fonarow G, Schwamm L, Peterson E, Shah B [Epub 7/22/15] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, hospital perception, quality improvement, quality of care, stroke, thrombolytics, Target: Stroke

2015-07-01 - Patient-Centered Research into Outcomes Stroke Patients Prefer and Effectiveness Research (PROSPER): Implementing the Patient-Driven Research Paradigm to Aid Decision Making in Stroke Care


Xian Y, O’Brien EC, Fonarow GC, Olson DM, Schwamm LH, Hannah D, Lindholm B, Maisch L, Lytle BL, Greiner MA, Wu J, Peterson ED, Pencina MJ, Hernandez AF [Epub 7/1/15] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, PROSPER, stroke, ischemic stroke

2015-06-09 - Novel Oral Anticoagulant Use Among Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Hospitalized with Ischemic Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack


Patel PA, Zhao X, Fonarow GC, Lytle BL, Smith EE, Xian Y, Bhatt DL, Peterson ED, Schwamm LH, Hernandez AF [Epub 6/9/15] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, anticoagulation, anticoagulants, atrial fibrillation, ischemic attack, transient, stroke

2015-05-14 - Lack of Impact of Electronic Health Records on Quality of Care and Outcomes for Ischemic Stroke


Joynt KE, Bhatt DL, Schwamm LH, Xian Y, Heidenreich PA, Fonarow GC, Smith EE, Neely ML, Grau-Sepulveda MV, Hernandez AF [Epub 5/14/15] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, hospital mortality, length of stay, medical order entry systems, outcome assessment (health care), registries

2015-02-23 - Contemporary Trends and Predictors of Postacute Service Use and Routine Discharge Home After Stroke


Prvu Bettger J, McCoy L, Smith EE, Fonarow G, Schwamm L, Peterson ED [Epub 2/23/15] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, rehabilitation, stroke, trends

2015-02-13 - Trends in Endovascular Therapy and Clinical Outcomes Within the Nationwide Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Registry


Menon B, Saver J, Goyal M, Nogueira R, Prabhakaran S, Liang L, Xian Y, Hernandez AF, Fonarow G, Schwamm L, Smith EE [2/13/15] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, endovascular procedures, outcome assessment, stroke

2015-02-11 - Drip and Ship Thrombolytic Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke: Use, Temporal Trends, and Outcomes


Sheth D, Smith EE, Grau-Sepulveda M, Kleindorfer D, Fonarow G, Schwamm L [Epub 2/11/15] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, stroke, emergency medicine, stroke, tissue-type plasminogen activator

2015-02-02 - Outcomes in Mild Acute Ischemic Stroke Treated With Intravenous Thrombolysis. A Retrospective Analysis of the Get With the Guidelines–Stroke Registry


Romano J, Smith EE, Liang L, Gardener H, Camp S, Shuey L, Cook A, Campo-Bustillo I, Khatri P, Bhatt D, Fonarow G, Sacco R, Schwamm L [Epub 2/2/15] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, stroke, MARIS, Ischemic, mild stroke, thrombolysis

2014-09-11 Racial/Ethnic differences in process of care and outcomes among patients hospitalized with intracerebral hemorrhage


Xian Y, Holloway RG, Smith EE, Schwamm LH, Reeves MJ, Bhatt DL, Schulte PJ, Cox M, Olson DM, Hernandez AF, Lytle BL, Anstrom KJ, Fonarow GC, Peterson ED [Epub 9/11/14] Keywords: cerebral hemorrhage, continental population groups, ethnology, outcomes research, quality of health care

2014-08-07 - Adherence to Third European Cooperative Acute Stroke Study 3- to 4.5-Hour Exclusions and Association With Outcome Data From Get With The Guidelines-Stroke


Cronin C, Sheth K, Zhao X, Messé S, Olson D, Hernandez A, Bhatt D, Schwamm L, Smith EE [Epub 8/7/14] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, stroke, thrombolytic therapy

2014-06-24 - Race/Ethnic Differences in the Risk of Hemorrhagic Complications Among Patients With Ischemic Stroke Receiving Thrombolytic Therapy


Mehta R, Cox M, Smith EE, Xian Y, Bhatt D, Fonarow G, Peterson E [Epub 6/24/14] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, Stroke, race, ethnic, thrombolytic

2014-06-05 - Patterns of Care Quality and Prognosis Among Hospitalized Ischemic Stroke Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease


Ovbiagele B, Schwamm LH, Smith EE, Grau-Sepulveda MV, Saver JL, Bhatt DL, Hernandez AF, Peterson ED, Fonarow GC [Epub 6/5/14] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, chronic kidney disease, glomerular Filtration Rate, guidelines,  ischemic stroke, outcomes, prognosis, quality indicators, renal

2014-04-23 - Door-to-Needle Times for Tissue Plasminogen Activator Administration and Clinical Outcomes in Acute Ischemic Stroke Before and After a Quality Improvement Initiative


Fonarow GC, Zhao X, Smith EE, Saver JL, Reeves MJ, Bhatt DL, Xian Y, Hernandez AF, Peterson ED, Schwamm LH [Epub 4/23/14] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, Target: Stroke, Acute Stroke, Thrombolytics, Quality of care, Quality Improvement

2014-04-08 - Strategies Used by Hospitals to Improve Speed of Tissue-type Plasminogen Activator Treatment in Acute Ischemic Stroke


Xian Y, Smith EE, Zhao X, Peterson ED, Olson DM, Hernandez AF, Bhatt DL, Saver JL, Schwamm LH, Fonarow GC [Epub 4/8/14] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, quality of health care, quality improvement, stroke

2014-03-24 - Secondary Prevention after Ischemic Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack


Bangalore S, Schwamm L, Smith EE, Singh I, Liang L, Fonarow G, Bhatt D [Epub 3/26/14] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, secondary prevention, stroke, transient ischemic attacks, TIA

2013-10-14 - Comparison of Performance Achievement Award Recognition With Primary Stroke Center Certification for Acute Ischemic Stroke Care.


Fonarow G, Liang L, Smith EE, Reeves M, Saver J, Xian Y, Hernandez A, Peterson E, Schwamm L. [Epub 10/14/2013] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, acute stroke, measures registry, Primary Stroke Center certification

2013-06-19 - Time to Treatment With Intravenous Tissue Plasminogen Activator and Outcome From Acute Ischemic Stroke.


Saver J, Fonarow G, Smith E, Reeves M, Grau-Sepulveda M, Pan W, Olson D, Hernandez A, Peterson E, Schwamm L. [Epub 6/19/2013] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke

2013-05-16 - Racial and Ethnic Differences in Outcomes in Older Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke.


Qian F, Fonarow G, Smith EE, Xian Y, Pan W, Hannan E, Shaw B, Glance L, Peterson E, Eapen Z, Hernandez A, Schwamm L, Bhatt D. [Epub 5/16/2013] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, disparities, outcome, race and ethnicity, stroke

2013-04-29 - Patterns of Emergency Medical Services Use and Its Association With Timely Stroke Treatment: Findings From Get With the Guidelines-Stroke.


Ekundayo O, Saver J, Fonarow G, Schwamm L, Xian Y, Zhao X, Hernandez A, Peterson E, Cheng E. [Epub 4/29/2013] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, emergency medical services, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke, stroke

2013-03-28 - Insurance Status and Outcome after Intracerebral Hemorrhage: Findings from Get with The Guidelines-Stroke


James M, Grau-Sepulveda M, Olson D, Smith EE, Hernandez A, Peterson E, Schwamm L, Bhatt D, Fonarow G. [Epub 3/28/2013] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, Stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, epidemiology, cerebrovascular disorders, risk factors, health care policy

2013-03-14 - Lipid Profile, Lipid Lowering Medications, and Intracerebral Hemorrhage after tPA in Get With The Guidelines-Stroke.


Messe SR, Pervez MA, Smith EE, Siddique KA, Hellkamp AS, Saver JL, Bhatt DL, Fonarow GC, Peterson ED, Schwamm LH. [Epub 3/14/2013]. Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, Symptomatic intracerebral hemorrhage,sICH, tissue plasminogen activator, tPA, acute ischemic stroke, AIS, lipid lowering medication, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke, LDL, HDL, TRG, intracerebral hemorrhage, ICH,transient ischemic attack,stroke, TIA

2013-01-28 - A Risk Score for In-Hospital death in Patients Admitted with Ischemic or Hemorrhagic Stroke.


Smith EE, Shobha N, Dai D, Olson D, Reeves M, Saver J, Hernandez A, Peterson E, Fonarow G, Schwamm L. [Epub 1/28/2013] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, ischemic stroke, mortality, subarachnoid hemorrhage, IS, ICH, SH, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke

2013-01-09 - Dysphagia Screening and Hospital Acquired Pneumonia in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke: Findings from Get With The Guidelines-Stroke.


Masrur S, Smith EE, Saver J, Reeves M, Bhatt D, Zhao X, Olson D, Pan W, Hernandez A, Fonarow G, Schwamm L. [Epub 1/9/2013] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, Acute stroke, pneumonia, dysphagia screening, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke, dysphagia screening , DS, hospital acquired pneumonia, HAP, ischemic stroke

2012-12-14 - Venous Thromboembolism in the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Acute Ischemic Stroke Population: Incidence and Patterns of Prophylaxis.


Douds GL, Hellkamp A, Olson D, Fonarow G, Smith EE, Schwamm L, Cockroft K. [Epub 12/14/2012] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, Deep venous thrombosis; pulmonary embolus; treatment variations; regional variations,Venous thromboembolism, VTE,DVT, PE, VTE prophylaxis, GWTG-Stroke

2012-07-30 - Assessing stroke patients for rehabilitation during the acute hospitalization: findings from the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Program.


Prvu Bettger J,Lisa Kaltenbach, Reeves M, Smith EE, Fonarow G, Schwamm L, Peterson E. [Epub 7/30/2012] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke,Get With the Guidelines--Stroke, stroke, acute hospital,rehabilitation services

2012-07-17 - Risk Score for Intracranial Hemorrhage in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke Treated With Intravenous Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator.


Menon B, Saver J, Prabhakaran S, Reeves M, Liang L, Olson D, Peterson E, Hernandez A, Fonarow G, Schwamm L, Smith EE. [Epub 7/17/12] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, acute ischemic stroke, intravenous tPA, risk score , symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage

2012-07-17 - Comparison of 30-Day Mortality Models for Profiling Hospital Performance in Acute Ischemic Stroke With versus Without Adjustment for Stroke Severity.


Fonarow G, Pan W, Saver J, Smith EE, Reeves M, Broderick J, Kleindorfer D, Sacco R, Olson D, Hernandez A, Peterson E, Schwamm L. [Epub 7/17/2012] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, Stroke, morbidity, mortality, National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS), Get With The Guidelines-Stroke, Stroke severity

2012-07-10 - Patterns, Predictors, Variations, and Temporal Trends in Emergency Medical Service Hospital Pre-Notification for Acute Ischemic Stroke.


Lin C, Peterson E, Smith EE, Saver J, Liang L, Xian Y, Olson D, Shah B, Hernandez A, Schwamm L, Fonarow G. [Epub 7/10/2012] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, stroke,emergency medicine,hospitals, registries, EMS, GWTG-Stroke, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke, tPA, tissue-plasminogen activator

2012-07-10 - Emergency Medical Service Hospital Prenotification Is Associated With Improved Evaluation and Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke.


Lin C, Peterson E, Smith EE, Saver J, Liang L, Xian Y, Olson D, Shah B, Hernandez A, Schwamm L, Fonarow G. [7/10/2012] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, stroke,emergency medicine services, thrombolytics, hospitals, registry,tissue-plasminogen activator,tPA, EMS,acute ischemic stroke, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke

2012-06-27 - Risks of Intracranial Hemorrhage Among Patients With Acute lschemic Stroke Receiving Warfarin and Treated with Intravenous Tissue Plasminogen Activator.


Xian Y, Liang L, Smith EE, Schwamm L, Reeves M, Olson D, Hernandez A, Fonarow G, Peterson E. [Epub 6/27/2012] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke, Intravenous tissue plasminogen activator, tPA, ischemic stroke,warfarin-treated patients , sICH,INR, international normalized ratio

2012-05-15 - Regional Variation in Recommended Treatments for Ischemic Stroke and TIA: Get With the Guidelines- Stroke 2003-2010.


Allen N, Kaltenbach L, Goldstein L, Olson D, Smith EE, Peterson E, Schwamm L, Lichtman J. [Epub 5/15/12] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke,cerebrovascular disease, epidemiology, health care, medical Rx, stroke care, tPA, treatment

2012-05-01 - Use of Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator Before and After Publication of the European Cooperative Acute Stroke Study III in Get With The Guidelines-Stroke.


Messe S, Fonarow G, Smith EE, Kaltenbach L, Olson D, Kasner S, Schwamm L. [Epub 5/1/2012] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, stroke, therapeutic thrombolysis, outcome assessment (health care)

2012-04-27 - Times from Symptom Onset to Hospital Arrival in the GWTG Stroke Program 2002-2009: Temporal Trends and Implications.


Tong D, Reeves M, Hernandez A, Zhao X, Olson D, Fonarow G, Schwamm L, Smith EE. [Epub 4/27/2012] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, Acute ischemic stroke, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke, intravenous tissue-plasminogen activator, tPA, onset-to-door time, OTD,

2012-03-29 - Depression and Antidepressant Use After Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack


El Husseini N, Goldstein L, Peterson E, Zhao X, Pan W, Olson D, Zimmer L, Williams Jr J, Bushnell C, Laskowitz D. [Epub 3/29/2012] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, behavioral neurology, cerebral infarct, cerebrovascular disease, neuropsychology, stroke care, transient ischemic attack, TIA, Get With the Guidelines

2012-03-22 - Predictors of rapid brain imaging in acute stroke: analysis of the Get With the Guidelines-Stroke program.


Kelly A, Hellkamp A, Olson D, Smith EE, Schwamm L. [Epub 3/22/2012] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, imaging, quality improvement, stroke, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke, intravenous thrombolysis, tPA

2012-03-13 - Data Quality in the American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines Stroke: Results from a National Data Validation Audit.


Xian Y, Fonarow G, Reeves M, Webb L, Blevins J, Demyanenko V, Zhao X, Olson D, Hernandez A, Peterson E, Schwamm L, Smith EE. [Epub 3/13/2012] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, quality improvement, national stroke registry,stroke

2011-10-06 - Representativeness of the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Registry: Comparison of Patient and Hospital Characteristics Among Medicare Beneficiaries Hospitalized with Ischemic Stroke.


Reeves M, Fonarow G, Smith EE, Pan W, Olson D, Hernandez A, Peterson E, Schwamm L. [Epub 10/6/2011] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, ischemic stroke,Medicare, registries, representativeness

2011-09-15 - Improvement in Use of Anticoagulation Therapy in Patients with Ischemic Stroke: Results from Get With The Guidelines-Stroke.


Lewis W, Fonarow G, Grau-Sepulveda M, Smith EE, Bhatt D, Hernandez A, Olson D, Peterson E, Schwamm L. [Epub 9/15/2011] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, Anticoagulation therapy , atrial fibrillation ,AF, Get With The Guidelines-Stroke, GWTG-Stroke, hospital discharge, transient ischemic attack

2011-09-08 - Outcomes in Mild or Rapidly Improving Stroke Not Treated With Intravenous Recombinant Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator : Findings From Get With The Guidelines -Stroke.


Smith EE, Fonarow G, Reeves M, Cox M, Olson D, Hernandez A and Schwamm L. [Epub 9/8/2011] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, acute stroke, thrombolysis, outcomes, recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator , rtPA, Get With The Guidelines-Stroke,

2011-09-07 - Secondary Preventive Medication Persistence and Adherence 1 Year After Stroke.


Bushnell C, Olson DM, Zhao X, Pan W, Zimmer LO, Goldstein LB, Alberts MJ, Fagan SC, Fonarow, GC, Johnston SC, Kidwell C, LaBresh KA, Ovbiagele B, Schwamm L, Peterson ED. [Epub 9/7/2011] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, ischemic strokes , Get With The Guidelines-Stroke ,warfarin, antiplatelet, antihypertensive, lipid-lowering, diabetes ,prevention medications

2011-09-01 - Improving Door-to-Needle Times in Acute Ischemic Stroke: The Design and Rationale for the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Target: Stroke Initiative.


Fonarow G, Smith E, Saver J, Reeves M, Hernandez A, Peterson E, Sacco R, Schwamm L. [Epub 9/1/2011] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, Target:Stroke, stroke, acute ischemic stroke ,include emergency medical service prenotification, activating the stroke team with a single call, rapid acquisition and interpretation of brain imaging, use of specific protocols and tools, premixing tPA, a team-based approach, rapid data feedback

2011-08-09 - Are Quality Improvements in the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Program Related to Better Care or Better Data Documentation?


Reeves M, Grau-Sepulveda M, Fonarow G, Olson D, Smith EE, Schwamm L. [Epub 8/9/2011] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, registries, quality of health care, stroke, therapy, data quality, quality improvement, Get With The Guidelines, (GWTG)-Stroke

2011-02-10 - Timeliness of Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator Therapy in Acute Ischemic Stroke: Patient Characteristics, Hospital Factors, and Outcomes Associated With Door-to-Needle Times Within 60 Minutes.


Fonarow G, Smith EE, Saver J, Reeves M, Bhatt D, Grau-Sepulveda M, Olson D, Hernandez A, Peterson E, Schwamm L. [Epub 2/10/2011] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, hospital performance, mortality, registries, stroke, thrombolytics, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke,acute ischemic stroke, door-to-needle times

2010-12-16 - Hospital Level Variation in Mortality and Rehospitalization for Medicare Beneficiaries Hospitalized with Ischemic Stroke.


Fonarow G, Smith EE, Reeves M, Pan W, Olson D, Hernandez A, Peterson E, Schwamm L. [Epub 12/16/2010] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, ischemic stroke, mortality, quality of care, registries,stroke, hospital admission, older adults, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke

2010-09-27 - A Risk Score for In-Hospital Ischemic Stroke Mortality Derived and Validated within the Get With The Guidelines Stroke Program.


Smith EE, Nandavar S, Dai D, Olson D, Reeves M, Saver J, Hernandez A, Peterson E, Fonarow G, Schwamm L. [Epub 9/27/2010] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, stroke, ischemic stroke, mortality, prediction

2010-08-19 - Patterns and Predictors of Discharge Statin Prescription Among Hospitalized Intracerebral Hemorrhage Patients.


Ovbiagele B, Schwamm L, Smith EE, Hernandez A, Olson D, Pan W, Fonarow G, Saver J. [Epub 8/19/2010] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, clinical trials, health services, hemorrhagic stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, practice patterns, prevention, statins, utilization, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke, SPARCL

2010-08-09 - Persistence With Stroke Prevention Medications 3 Months After Hospitalization.


Bushnell C, Zimmer L, Pan W, Olson D, Zhao X, Meteleva T, Schwamm L, Ovbiagele B, Williams L, LaBresh K, Peterson E. [Epub 8/9/2010] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke, secondary prevention, long term secondary stroke prevention, patient level factors, provider level factors, system level factors, AVAIL

2010-07-15 - Rapid Change in Prescribing Behavior in Hospitals Participating in Get With The Guidelines-Stroke After Release of the Management of Atherothrombosis With Clopidogrel in High-Risk Patients (MATCH) Clinical Trial Results.


Menon B, Frankel M, Liang L, LaBresh K, Ellrodt G, Hernandez A, Fonarow G, Schwamm L, Smith EE. [Epub 7/15/2010] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, antiplatelet drugs, antithrombotics, health services research, ischemic stroke, quality of care, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke, MATCH,

2010-06-03 - The Golden Hour and Acute Brain Ischemia: Presenting Features and Lytic Therapy in Over 30,000 Patients Arriving within 60 Minutes of Stroke Onset.


Saver JL, Smith EE, Fonarow GC, Reeves MJ, Zhao X, Olson, DM, Schwamm LH. [Epub 6/3/2010] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, acute care, acute, therapy, acute stroke, emergency medical service, emergency medicine, stroke care, stroke delivery, therapy, thrombolysis, thrombolytic therapy, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke,

2010-05-27 - Recent Nationwide Trends In Discharge Statin Treatment of Hospitalized Patients With Stroke.


Ovbiagele B, Schwamm L, Smith E, Hernandez A, Olson D, Pan W, Fonarow G, Saver J. [Epub 5/27/2010] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, clinical trials, GWTG, health services, practice patterns, prevention, statins, stroke, transient ischemic attack, utilization

2010-03-22 - Race and Ethnicity, Quality of Care, and Outcomes in Ischemic Stroke.


Schwamm L, Reeves M, Pan W, Smith E, Frankel M, Olson D, Zhao X, Peterson E, Fonarow G. [Epub 3/22/2010] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, stroke, thrombolytsis, epidemiology, race, ethnicity, quality of health care, Get With the Guidelines -Stroke, quality improvement, evidence-based care process

2010-03-22 - Quality of Care and Outcomes in Patients with Diabetes Hospitalized with Ischemic Stroke: Findings from Get With the Guidelines-Stroke.


Reeves M, Vaidya R, Fonarow G, Liang L, Smith E, Matulonis R, Olson D, Schwamm L. [Epub 3/22/2010] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, diabetes, ischemic stroke, quality of care, registries, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke, outcomes

2010-02-22 - Characteristics, Performance Measures, and In-Hospital Outcomes of the First One Million Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack Admissions in Get With The Guidelines-Stroke.


Fonarow G, Reeves M, Smith E, Saver J, Zhao X, Olson D, Hernandez A, Peterson E, Schwamm L. [Epub 2/22/2010] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, acute stroke, transient ischemic attack, quality of care, registry, GWTG-Stroke, quality improvement, measurement, tracking

2010-02-08 - Age-Related Differences in Characteristics, Performance Measures, Treatment Trends, and Outcomes in Patients with Ischemic Stroke.


Fonarow G, Reeves M, Zhao X, Olson D, Smith E, Saver J, Schwamm L. [Epub 2/8/2010] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, aging, mortality, outcome assessment, registries, stroke, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke, poststroke outcomes, temporal trends

2009-12-24 - Frequency and Determinants of Lipid Testing in Ischemic Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack: Findings from Get With The Guidelines-Stroke.


Smith E, Pan W, Olson D, Reeves M, Ovbiagele B, Peterson E, Fonarow G, Schwamm L. [Epub 12/24/2009] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, LDL, in-hospital testing, cholesterol, health services, research , ischemic stroke , stroke , transient ischemic attack

2009-09-01 - Influence of Stroke Subtype on Quality of Care in Get With the Guidelines-Stroke.


Smith E, Liang L, Hernandez A, Reeves M, Cannon C, Fonarow G, Schwamm L. [Epub 9/1/2009] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke, stroke, acute care, intracerebral hemorrhage , ICH, subarachnoid hemorrhage , SAH, ischemic stroke, IS, TIA

2008-12-25 - Thrombolysis 3 to 4.5 Hours after Acute Ischemic Stroke. (Editorial)


Schwamm L, Fonarow G. [Epub 12/25/2008] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke

2008-12-15 - Get With the Guidelines-Stroke is Associated with Sustained Improvement in Care for Patients Hospitalized with Acute Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack.


Schwamm L, Fonarow G, Reeves M, Pan W, Frankel M, Smith E, Ellrodt G, Cannon C, Liang L, Peterson E, LaBresh K. [Epub 12/15/2008] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, cerebral ischemia, risk factors, stroke, thrombolysis, GWTG-Stroke, ischemic stroke, adherence

2008-11-09 - Differential Use of Warfarin for Secondary Stroke Prevention in Patients with Various Types of Atrial Fibrillation.


Lewis W, Fonarow G, LaBresh K, Cannon C, Pan W, Super D, Sorof S, Schwamm L. [Epub 11/9/2008] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, Anticoagulation therapy, atrial fibrillation, warfarin therapy, quality improvement, improved adherence GWTG-S, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke

2008-11-06 - Off-Hour Admission and In-hospital Stroke Case Fatality in the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Program.


Reeves M, Smith E, Fonarow G, Hernandez E, Pan W, Schwamm L. [Epub 11/6/2008] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, acute stroke, outcomes, quality improvement, quality of health care, Get With the Guidelines-Stroke

2008-02-25 - Hospital Treatment of Patients with Ischemic Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack with Get With The Guidelines.


LaBresh KA, Reeves MJ, Frankel MR, Albright D, Schwamm LH. [Epub 2/25/2008] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, Get With the Guidelines--Stroke, evidence-based interventions, process improvement, data collection, performance measure adherence

2006-12-25 - Overview of the American Heart Association "Get With the Guidelines" Programs. Coronary Heart Disease, Stroke, and Heart Failure.


Hong Y, LaBresh KA. [Epub 12/25/2006] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, treatment improvement and prevention, Get With the Guidelines, American Heart Association, Coronary Artery Disease, Stroke, Heart Failure, quality of care, recognition

2005-12-25 - Using "Get with the Guidelines" to prevent recurrent cardiovascular disease.


LaBresh KA. [Epub 12/25/2005] Keywords: GWTG- Stroke, GWTG-HF, GWTG-CAD

2005-10-06 - Poor Outcomes in Patients Who Do Not Receive Intravenous Tissue Plasminogen Activator Because of Mild or Improving Ischemic Stroke.


Smith EE, Abdullah AR, Petkovska I, Rosenthal E, Koroshetz WJ, Schwamm LH. [Epub 10/6/2005] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, angiography,computed tomography, outcome,stroke, acute, tissue plasminogen activator, tPA, TGT, "too good to treat"

02-02-2016 - Assessment of Home-Time After Acute Ischemic Stroke in Medicare Beneficiaries


Fonarow GC, Liang L, Thomas L, Xian Y, Saver JL, Smith EE, Schwamm LH,  Peterson ED, Hernandez AF, Duncan PW, O’Brien EC, Bushnell C, Prvu Bettger J [Epub 2/22/16] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, modified Rankin Scale,  patient-centered outcomes research, skilled nursing facilities, stroke, survivors


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