Variable Impact of State Legislative Advocacy on Registry Participation and Regional Systems of Care Implementation: A Policy Statement From the American Heart Association

AHA: 9/16/13

Regionalization, systems of care design, and quality improvement (QI) registry participation all promote the widespread dissemination of guideline-based evidence into actual practice. As a result, policy statements from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) advocate  the creation of regional systems of care for various timecritical diagnoses, including ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), out-of-hospital cardiac arrest resuscitation, and acute stroke. Read more