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The American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines® - Coronary Artery Disease STEMI and NSTEMI Registry 

Contact MissionLifeline@heart.org for pricing information

Benefits to enrolling in Get With The Guidelines - Coronary Artery Disease:

  • Immediate real-time access to Mission: Lifeline measures data and Mission: Lifeline reports
  • NEW STEMI Referring Form to meet the needs of STEMI Referring Hospitals
  • NEW Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center Reporting Measures (Provides more in depth look at the STEMI System performance)
  • The flow of Get With The Guidelines - Coronary Artery Disease is designed to align with patient throughput from entry into the system of care through discharge
  • Expert consultative services by local, familiar AHA Quality Improvement Staff
  • Streamlined, robust yet lean, user friendly data collection form
  • STEMI only data submission option
  • Ability to create custom data elements
  • Multiple benchmarking options, including benchmarking against Mission: Lifeline regions
  • Cost effective access to AMI data through Super User Portal
    • Perfect for State Department of Health access
    • Value add for Corporate/Health System data surveillance
    • Direct access for Mission:Lifeline Regional Systems of Care leadership
  • Time Tracker
  • Patient level Feedback Forms

Get With The Guidelines®- Coronary Artery Disease Tools

2020 Mission: Lifeline® Measures

STEMI Receiving Center Recognition Measures

  • Arrival to PCI ≤90 minutes
  • 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

In addition to the above measures, hospitals must also meet minimum achievement for at least 2 out of the 4 measures below:

  • ASA on Arrival 
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Arrival to 12 Lead ECG ≤10 minutes (85%)
  • Cardiac Rehab Referral from an Inpatient Setting

STEMI Receiving Center 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 (One of the four optional recognition measures)
  • 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 (One of the four optional recognition measures)
  • Time from FMC (at or before arrival at the first hospital) to PCI ≤120 minutes (no lytics, transfer for PCI patients)

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

NEW - STEMI Referring Plus Measure - Door In - Door Out ≤30 minutes

For more information on Get With The Guidelines - Coronary Artery Disease and/or Mission: Lifeline participation, contact GWTG-CAD/Mission: Lifeline