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National Stroke Quality Improvement Program Passes the Million Mark
Date:7/22/2009

DALLAS, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines(SM)-Stroke program reached a major milestone last week, as participating hospitals entered the one millionth stroke patient record into the program's database.

"The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association are delighted to surpass the one million patient mark with Get With The Guidelines-Stroke," said Lee Schwamm, M.D., volunteer chairman of the national Get With The Guidelines steering committee. "Published studies have confirmed the benefits to patients when their hospital participates in Get With The Guidelines-Stroke, and we're eager to expand the program's benefits to more patients nationwide. This accomplishment demonstrates the power of translating evidence-based care into user-friendly tools for healthcare providers."

Get With The Guidelines is the American Heart Association's in-hospital quality improvement program developed in 2000 by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to improve care quality and guidelines adherence in patients hospitalized with cardiovascular diseases.

Get With The Guidelines-Stroke was developed in 2003 to address in-hospital stroke care. From 2003 to 2009, participation in Get With The Guidelines-Stroke grew from 99 hospitals to more than 1,280, which represent more than 41 percent of total acute care hospitals in the country.

The program uses collaborative learning sessions, conference calls, e-mail and staff support to assist hospital teams improve acute and secondary prevention care systems. The web-based Patient Management Tool(R) (powered by Outcome Sciences, Inc. of Cambridge, Mass.) is used for data collection and decision support, on-demand reporting, communication and patient education.

According to Gregg C. Fonarow, M.D., past chair of the America
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