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UH Case Medical Center receives Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award
Date:10/19/2010

uidelines is a critical step in saving the lives and improving outcomes of stroke patients."

Get With The GuidelinesStroke uses the "teachable moment," the time soon after a patient has had a stroke, when he or she is most likely to listen to and follow a healthcare professional's guidance. Studies demonstrate that patients who are taught how to manage their risk factors while still in the hospital reduce their risk of a second heart attack or stroke.

Through Get With The GuidelinesStroke, customized patient education materials are made available at the point of discharge, based on patients' individual risk profiles. The take-away materials are written in an easy-to-understand format and are available in English and Spanish. In addition, the Get With The Guidelines Patient Management Tool gives healthcare providers access to up-to-date cardiovascular and stroke science at the point of care.

"The time is right for UH Case Medical Center to be focused on improving the quality of stroke care by implementing Get With The GuidelinesStroke," said Cathy Sila, M.D., Director of the UH Neurological Institute's Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center. "The number of acute ischemic stroke patients eligible for treatment is expected to grow over the next decade due to increasing stroke incidence and a large aging population."

According to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, stroke is the third- leading cause of death in the United States and a leading cause of serious, long-term disability. On average, someone suffers a stroke every 45 seconds; someone dies of a stroke every three minutes; and 795,000 people suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year.


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Contact: George Stamatis
george.stamatis@UHhospitals.org
216-844-3667
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Source:Eurekalert

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