Enroll in Get With The Guidelines® - CAD Today

To support participation in Mission: Lifeline® and cardiovascular quality improvement, the American Heart Association® is pleased to offer Get with the Guidelines®- Coronary Artery Disease (GWTG-CAD) to track both hospital level and regional level STEMI quality improvement efforts and AMI process improvement activities. GWTG-CAD was the American Heart Association's premier AMI registry from 2005-2010. GWTG-CAD is now the primary data source for Mission: Lifeline program data. Enrollment fees for 2019 are competitively priced and offer special pricing for critical access hospitals.

Similar to AHA's other Get With The Guidelines programs, GWTG-CAD will be supported by IQVIA, formerly QuintilesIMS. Together, the AHA and IQVIA offer unmatched customer service and quality improvement and systems of care implementation expertise. Not only will GWTG-CAD use familiar features and functions you love from the GWTG Patient Management Tool, but GWTG-CAD is now available on a new platform with an updated look, feel, and functionality to further enhance the overall GWTG-CAD and Mission: Lifeline experience. Access to the real-time Mission: Lifeline process data, reports (hospital level and regional level, and progress toward Mission: Lifeline Recognition is accessible within 24 hours of data entry, intuitive and very user friendly.


For single-site enrollment complete the single hospital contract(link opens in new window)

For multi-site enrollment complete the hospital corporation contract(link opens in new window)

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Get With The Guidelines-Coronary Artery Disease STEMI and NSTEMI Registry

  • GWTG-CAD is lean, meaningful and inherently reduces data burden by a minimal the limited number of overall data elements
  • GWTG-CAD STEMI Referring Form especially designed for hospitals that administer fibrinolytics and/or transfer STEMI patient for PCI referring hospitals
  • GWTG-CAD is budget friendly for all hospitals
  • Super User access to AMI data 
    • Perfect for State Department of Health access
    • Value add for Corporate/Health System data surveillance
    • Direct access for Mission: Lifeline Regional Systems of Care leaders
  • GWTG-CAD’s flow is designed to align with patient throughput from entry into the system of care through discharge
  • Mission: Lifeline Regional Report data is available within 24 hours of data entry
    • No longer a 3-6 month wait for reports and outcomes 
  • Real-Time hospital level AMI data analytics for STEMI and/or NSTEMI patient populations
  • Easily accessible customer Data Download Reports
  • Patient Level Mission: Lifeline Feedback Reports and STEMI System of Care Time Tracker 
  • GWTG-CAD fully supports Mission: Lifeline Recognition
  • GWTG-CAD fully supports the new AHA/TJC Heart Attack Certification Programs
  • Individualized expert and concierge level support from over 120 American Heart Association Quality and Systems Improvident staff from the national, regional and local levels

Schedule a personalized GWTG-CAD Demo

For more information on GWTG-CAD and/or Mission:Lifeline participation, contact Mission:Lifeline today