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Benefits of Get With The Guidelines®- Coronary Artery Disease Enrollment!

The American Heart Association is committed to improving care delivered to cardiac patients nationwide and we want you to continue this journey with us. Flexible enrollment options have been created to meet the varied needs of hospitals and Mission: Lifeline® Systems. ALL options include Mission: Lifeline® participation, quarterly regional reports, AHA Field Staff consultation and recognition opportunities from the American Heart Association. The table above outlines the main benefits associated with each of the three GWTG-CAD enrollment options and can assist when weighing which option best suits your facility. For a GWTG-CAD demo or for additional questions, please contact your local AHA Quality and Systems Improvement Director or email MissionLifeline@heart.org.

2019 Pricing Options

    Option 1     Option 2     Option 3  
1:1 AHA Staff Support 
M:L Recognition Eligibility
Direct Data Entry    
Authorized Vendor Data Submission  
Real-time M:L Reports   
Real-time Regional Reports   
Static Quarterly Reports (PDF) 
Data Included in Super User Account
EMS Feedback Reports  
Patient Level Drill Down  

  • Immediate real-time (within 24 hours) access to Mission: Lifeline measures data and Mission: Lifeline reports
  • NEW Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center Reporting Measures (Provides more in depth look at the STEMI System performance)
  • Competitively priced options for 2019
  • Expert consultative services by familiar AHA Quality Improvement Staff
  • Streamlined, robust yet lean, user friendly data collection form
  • <110 total data elements
  • STEMI only data submission option
  • Ability to create custom data elements
  • Multiple benchmarking options
  • Time Tracker Feedback Forms (Coming Soon)

Get With The Guidelines®- Coronary Artery Disease Tools

2019 Mission: Lifeline® Measures

STEMI Receiving Center Recognition Measures

  • Arrival to PCI ≤90 Minutes
  • ASA on Arrival
  • ASA on Discharge
  • Beta Blocker on Discharge
  • ACEI/ARB on Discharge
  • EMS FMC to PCI ≤90 Minutes or ≤120 Minutes - when EMS drive time ≥45 Minutes AND when Door to Balloon ≤30 Minutes
  • Statin therapy on Discharge
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling

Plus Measure: Arrival to First Facility to PCI ≤120 Minutes

STEMI Receiving Center Reporting Measures (not used for Mission: Lifeline recognition analysis)

  • Arrival to 12 Lead ECG ≤10 Minutes
  • Door In – Door Out of ED ≤30 Minutes
  • Arrival to Referring Hospital to 12 Lead ECG ≤10 Minutes (patients transferred for PCI)
  • Arrival to Referring Hospital to Transfer Out ≤45 Minutes (patients transferred for PCI)
  • % STEMI alerts (Cath lab activations) with pre-hospital notification
  • Cardiac Rehab Referral

STEMI Referring Hospital Recognition Measures

  • Arrival to 12 Lead ECG ≤10 Minutes
  • Door In – Door Out ≤45 Minutes
  • ASA on Arrival
  • ASA on Discharge
  • Beta Blocker on Discharge
  • Stain therapy on Discharge
  • ACEI/ARB on Discharge
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling

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