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  • 151. International Stroke Conference 2018 Newsroom | American ...... International Stroke Conference 2018 Newsroom. January 23, 2018. International Stroke Conference 2018. Nursing ...

    newsroom.heart.org/events/international-stroke-conference- 018-newsroom

  • 152. OCTOBER IS DIVERSITY AND DISPARITIES, HISPANIC ...... World Stroke Day, October 29, 2016. ... Download (21.1 kB). Infographic World Stroke Day Oct. 29. Infographic transcript-World Stroke Day. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/events/october-is-diversity-and-dispari ies-hispanic-heritage-month-4799305-4799307

  • 153. Know the Risk Factors of Heart Disease and Stroke |... Know the Risk Factors of Heart Disease and Stroke. ... When your blood pressure is higher than normal, your risk for stroke drastically increases. ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/know-the-risk-factors-o -heart-disease-and-stroke/

  • 154. Understanding Vascular Dementia - Stroke Connection ...... of blood vessels, usually as a result of blood vessel disease, which cause silent strokes. Some people with VCI may have a fullblown stroke, but not ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Underst nding-Vascular-Dementia/

  • 155. Anxiety Linked to Long-Term Stroke Risk Go Red For ...... Researchers tracked strokes through hospital or nursing home reports and death ... increases in anxiety were associated with greater stroke risk. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/anxiety-linked-to-long-term-stroke-risk/

  • 156. Grieving the Old Self, Embracing the New - Stroke Connection ...... Unwrapping the Gift of Stroke. RACHEL SCANLON HENRY. ... That is a gift. Experts speak to stroke survival and the stages of grief. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Grieving- he-Old-Self-Embracing-the-New/

  • 157. Submit Your Story | Stroke Connection Magazine... Become a contributor! Stroke Connection accepts and encourages submissions from stroke survivors and their family caregivers. ... Stroke Notes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Submit-Your-Story/

  • 158. tPA: the Sooner, the Better - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Receiving a clot-buster drug before reaching the hospital may reduce stroke disability. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/tPA-the Sooner-the-Better/

  • 159. Stroke Website |... This site provides you with information that explains the different types of strokes, as well as how stroke affects the brain. ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/stroke-website/

  • 160. FUNraise: Create a Fundraiser for Heart and Stroke: Search ...... Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all we do. ...

    honor.americanheart.org/site/TR?pg=pfind&fr_id=2320

  • 161. Crowdsourcing a Cure - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Crowdsour ing-a-Cure/

  • 162. Stroke and Family Finances |... Stroke and Family Finances. Share: A stroke, like any other major medical emergency, can have an enormous impact on family finances. ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/stroke-and-family-finan es/

  • 163. News | Stroke Connection Magazine... be hard for family and friends to recognize how much post-stroke fatigue may ... Strokes can often affect vision and processing of visual information. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/News/

  • 164. Be Aware of Risk in the Veins - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... The risk of DVT in those who've had a stroke is higher than in those who haven't. It occurs about twice as often after strokes caused by a bleed ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Venous-Th omboembolism-VTE-Risk-in-the-Veins/

  • 165. Uncommon Causes of Stroke... Causes, available in e-Zine or PDF format) The vast majority of strokes are caused by ... But there are many less common causes of stroke as well. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazi e/ReadSCNow/Uncommon-Survivors_UCM_461424_Article.jsp

  • 166. For Caregivers | Stroke Connection Magazine... Something's Different: Personality Changes After Stroke. Stroke ... Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/For-Caregivers/

  • 167. What Healthcare Reform Means for Stroke Patients |... What Healthcare Reform Means for Stroke Patients. Share: The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/what-healthcare-reform- eans-for-stroke-patients/

  • 168. Heart-and-Stroke-Encyclopedia - heart valve replacement ...... Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese). Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. Knowledge starts here. A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Encyclopedia/Heart-and-Stroke-Encyc opedia_UCM_445084_ContentIndex.jsp?levelSelected=8&title=heart%20valve%20replacement%20surgery e%20replacement%20surgery

  • 169. Heart-and-Stroke-Encyclopedia - pacemaker... Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese). Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. Knowledge starts here. A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Encyclopedia/Heart-and-Stroke-Encyc opedia_UCM_445084_ContentIndex.jsp?levelSelected=16&title=pacemaker

  • 170. Resources | Stroke Connection Magazine... be hard for family and friends to recognize how much post-stroke fatigue may ... Strokes can often affect vision and processing of visual information. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Resources/

  • 171. High Blood Pressure is a Clue - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/High-Bl od-Pressure-is-a-Clue/

  • 172. Beyond All Expectations - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... CT scans revealed evidence of brain damage from five strokes, yet Bob is an example: After suffering a stroke, there is hope. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Beyond-Al -Expectations/

  • 173. A Piece of Good News - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/A-Piece of-Good-News/

  • 174. Understanding Stroke |... Understanding Stroke. Share: It is important to understand the risk factors associated with stroke. Some of these risk factors ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/understanding-stroke/

  • 175. Stroke Diagnosis... Stroke Diagnosis. Updated:Oct 23,2017. Diagnosing Stroke. Tests. When someone has shown symptoms of a ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Prevention Diagnosis/Stroke-Diagnosis_UCM_310890_Article.jsp

  • 176. When Men Take Care - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... When Men Take Care. Male caregivers report more positives in caring for stroke survivors. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/When-Me -Take-Care/

  • 177. Tips and Tricks | Stroke Connection Magazine... be hard for family and friends to recognize how much post-stroke fatigue may ... Strokes can often affect vision and processing of visual information. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Tips-and-Tricks/

  • 178. Hand-in-Glove Rehab - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/Hand-in Glove-Rehab/

  • 179. Finding Joy as a Caregiver - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Finding-J y-as-a-Caregiver/

  • 180. Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification... expertise treating patients with large ischemic strokes, intracerebral hemorrhage ... the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Professional/HospitalAccreditationC rtification/ComprehensiveStrokeCenterCertification/Comprehensive-Stroke-Center-Certification_UCM_455446_SubHomePage.jsp ke-Center-Certification_UCM_455446_SubHomePage.jsp



Our Mission

Community

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re improving the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by:

  • Training millions of Americans in CPR, advanced life support, AED (defibrillator) use and first aid; promoting AED placement in businesses and public places
  • Improving emergency care for heart attack victims through our Mission: Lifeline community-based initiative
  • Helping hospitals treat cardiac and stroke patients according to proven guidelines using our Get With The Guidelines® program
  • Strengthening stroke systems of care, teaching the public to respond to warning signs, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers

We’re reaching at-risk populations through cause initiatives and online tools:

Nationwide, we invest over $132 million a year ($3.2 billion since 1949) in heart and stroke research that has led to recent breakthroughs such as clot-busting drugs and drug-eluting stents. Healthcare providers learn about medical advances and new treatment guidelines though our journals, conferences and online courses.

American Heart Association
2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%

American Heart Association Diversity Report

Attached is a copy of the American Heart Association’s 2009-2010 Annual Diversity Report. This report highlights our organization’s successes in the area of diversity with emphasis on cultural competence. The report focuses on our consumer initiatives as well as our internal initiatives. We have broadened the scope of this year’s report to showcase initiatives in each of the Affiliates. Also, we have identified key partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances that enhanced our efforts to reach common goals.

We truly hope that you will enjoy this copy of the report. Feel free to share copies with your colleagues and partners.

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Spread layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Single Page layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB