Reason #3: Earn Public Recognition for Your Achievement
The American Heart Association recognizes award-winning hospitals for their success in using Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure to improve quality of care for heart disease patients. Hospitals that participate in our program at an award-winning level are eligible for local and national recognition.
Transitions of care are key to preventing readmissions for heart failure patients. Participating in Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure and Target: Heart Failure can help hospitals identify opportunities to improve transitions of care processes.
Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failur eresearch revealed substantial underuse of implantable cardiac defibrillators in female and black patients as compared to white males, which spurred successful efforts toward eliminating the disparity.
Linkage to CMS cost data has significant potential to demonstrate improved efficiency and effectiveness across the continuum of care, due in part by the increased use of evidence-based secondary preventive measures.
Stay up-to-date about heart failure care with the American Heart Association. Hospitals that participate in Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure gain access to webinars, workshops, clinical tools and newsletters that can help improve performance and refine patient care processes.
You can access archived webinars here and clinical tools here. If you aren't already signed up for our weekly Quality News You Can Use e-blast, sign up today.
Reason #10: It's much more than a data collection registry.
Hospitals that participate in Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure can assess quality of care in real-time, compare performance to similar hospitals, generate customized reports for physicians and hospital units, and consult with an American Heart Association Quality Improvement Director.
Learn more about the benefits of participating in our program.
Reason #11: Last but not least, YOU!
When your hospital participates in Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure, your team joins a network of talented professionals who share a common goal: improving heart failure care to ensure better outcomes for patients.