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Get With the Guidelines® Quality Research Publications | American Heart Association
The American Heart Association’s® (AHA) Get With The Guidelines® (GWTG) is a hospital-based Quality Improvement program designed to close the treatment gaps in cardiovascular and stroke care. Data from these programs create a vast registry for advancing scientific research with hundreds of publications to date.
Get With The Guidelines® (GWTG)Get With The Guidelines® (GWTG) is a hospital-based quality improvement program designed to close the treatment gap in cardiovascular disease, stroke, and resuscitation. It includes modules in coronary artery disease, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, stroke and resuscitation. Each program provides physicians and healthcare providers with materials, information and tools based on relevant evidence-based guidelines. The program provides hospitals with The American Heart Association's Patient Management ToolTM (PMT), which is an online, interactive assessment and reporting system, powered by IQVIA. They can meet your data submission requirements while tracking and reporting on your hospital's performance at delivering guidelines-based treatment.
Mission: Lifeline®Mission: Lifeline (M:L) is a coordinated, proactive system of care that turns first responders, hospitals and other healthcare providers into a team that uses proven guidelines and best practices to treat patients suffering from both types of myocardial infarctions - STEMI and NSTE-ACS (non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome); sudden cardiac arrest; and now, stroke. M:L includes but is not limited to, pre-hospital data review, interfacility transfer, activation and hospital bypass protocols, emergency department, cardiac catheterization laboratory activities, Mortality and Outcomes.
Featured Quality Research
A monthly "bite-sized interview" with the author of the newest Quality Improvement Research on the Get With The Guidelines Data Registries.