Get With The Guidelines - Clinical Practice Guidelines (GWTG)

Can the organization use the GWTG Stroke program as our Clinical Practice Guidelines?

The Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) stroke registry is a multi-faceted database that hospitals can use. It does include a data collection tool for the performance measures (called the PMT or Patient Management Tool) and the guidelines are tied to it. If the organization uses "GWTG - Stroke" as its clinical practice guidelines, it must be able to cite which acute treatment protocols it is basing its Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) on.
Last updated on April 11, 2016
Manual: Advanced DSC - Primary Stroke Center
Chapter: Delivering or Facilitating Clinical Care DSDF

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