American Heart Association

Get With The Guidelines® AFIB

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Atrial fibrillation (AFib) affects between 2.7 and 6.1 million Americans, often leading to heart-related complications as well as increasing the risk for stroke fivefold. Get With The Guidelines®-AFIB is the newest addition to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s collaborative performance improvement programs. The program is designed to assist hospital care teams in consistently providing the latest evidence-based treatment for their AFib patients. At the same time, it offers a means of monitoring the quality of AFib care in U.S. hospitals and building a database for continued research and further quality improvement.

It's quality improvement for AFib, and a preemptive strike against stroke.
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Hospitals that participate actively and consistently in Get With The Guidelines® – AFIB are eligible for public recognition.

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Media Kit

Use our media kit to get well-deserved publicity for your care team’s hard work and commitment to quality care.