Wednesday 22 Oct 2014

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All posts tagged Get WIth The Guidelines

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Hospital evaluations increase, but not created equally

The rate of available public information about healthcare and hospitals has gone from a trickle to a steady stream in the last decade. Now, patients and other consumers have a world of evaluations, ratings and rankings they can use to […]

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More than 5 million treated through Get With The Guidelines

More than 5 million people have received heart and stroke care based on the latest research-based treatment guidelines, thanks to an American Heart Association/American Stroke Association program that

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Chinese stroke patients recover better when hospitals follow guidelines

Chinese stroke patients are less likely to get pneumonia or die when hospitals follow treatment guidelines, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Quality of Care and

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STORIES FROM THE HEART: Surviving stroke is a sprint for this marathon runner

Last Memorial Day, Teri Ackerson finished a 6-mile run in preparation for her next marathon, went home for a shower, then visited a Starbucks for a latte with

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Get With The Guidelines program helps hospitals deliver better care, journal paper says

Following the Get With The Guidelinesprogram -- which was launched by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to improve in-hospital quality -- helps hospitals deliver better care for

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Stroke therapy research receives $2 million award

Duke researcher Dr. Adrian Hernandez is investigating common stroke medications and therapies for stroke survivors -- particularly those over 65 years old, women and minorities -- to help