Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Registry

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • End date
    Jan 23, 2040
  • participants needed
    128026
  • sponsor
    American Heart Association
Updated on 23 January 2021
congestive heart failure

Summary

Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure is designed to improve the quality of care in patients hospitalized with heart failure. The program aims to help ensure that eligible patients are initiated on guideline recommended therapies and receive appropriate counseling prior to hospital discharge.

Description

Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure was initiated in 2005 with over 500 U.S. hospitals participating is designed to improve the quality of care in patients hospitalized with heart failure. The program aims to help ensure that eligible patients are initiated on guideline recommended therapies and receive appropriate counseling prior to hospital discharge.

Peer-reviewed research(with over 35 manuscripts) has demonstrated that through participating in Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure, hospitals will provide equitable care (regardless of race, ethnicity, age, or gender), the importance of scheduled physician follow-up after heart failure hospital discharge, the value in device-support as necessary for the acute heart failure patient, and many other significant findings.

Achievement measures tracked through Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure:

  • Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) and angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) at discharge
  • Evidence-based specific beta blockers
  • Measure left ventricular function
  • Post-discharge appointment for heart failure patients

Quality Measures tracked through Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure:

  • Aldosterone antagonist at discharge
  • Anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation
  • Hydralazine nitrate at discharge
  • DVT prophylaxis
  • CRT-D or CRT-P placed or prescribed at discharge
  • ICD counseling, or ICD placed or prescribed at discharge
  • Influenza vaccination during flu season
  • Pneumococcal vaccination
  • Follow-up visit within 7 days or less

Additional measures collected by Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure can be viewed at: http://www.heart.org/idc/groups/heart-public/@wcm/@private/@hcm/@gwtg/documents/downloadable/ ucm_310967.pdf

Details
Condition Heart failure, Heart disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Cardiac Disease, cardiac failure, congestive heart disease
Treatment GWTG Heart Failure program
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT02693509
SponsorAmerican Heart Association
Last Modified on23 January 2021

Eligibility

Yes No Not Sure

Inclusion Criteria

Patients hospitalized with congestive heart failure

Exclusion Criteria

Patients who do not have congestive heart failure
Patients under age of 18
Patients not admitted as inpatients
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