Thursday 31 Jul 2014

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New stroke outcome measures don’t consider stroke severity

New measures that look at the quality of care provided by hospitals to stroke patients may wind up negatively affecting stroke care, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association said in a statement on Wednesday. The stroke outcome measures, which profile …

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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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Simple Science @Heart: Hospital uses auto assembly line techniques to speed up stroke care

A hospital stroke team in St. Louis, Mo., used Toyota’s “lean” manufacturing principles to streamline care — treating patients 21 minutes faster than usual. The team adopted the