Results for 'stroke association'
  • Results 81 - 90 of about 6210.
  • 81. Quality Systems of Care - State Issues... by CDC's Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Registry, the Joint Commission, and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/StateIssues/QualitySystems fCare/Quality-Systems-of-Care---State-Issues_UCM_458700_Article.jsp

  • 82. Scientific Councils... and treatment, and works actively with other organizations concerned with ... Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association to reduce ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Sci ntificCouncils/UCM_475327_Scientific-Councils.jsp

  • 83. Don't Leave High Blood Pressure Untreated - Stroke ...... increase your risk of developing a brain bleed, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Dont-Le ve-High-Blood-Pressure-Untreated/

  • 84. Fellowship - Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing ...... and service in similar organizations/ associations in their ... the American Heart Association and MedPage ... Also Featuring a Stroke Rounds Section. ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Fel owofAHAFAHA/UCM_321440_Fellowship---Council-on-Cardiovascular-and-Stroke-Nursing-CVSN.jsp oke-Nursing-CVSN.jsp

  • 85. Let's Talk About Stroke Patient Information Sheets... Let's Talk About Stroke is a series of downloadable patient information sheets, created by the American Stroke Association, that presents ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/General/Patient-Inform tion-Sheets_UCM_310731_Article.jsp

  • 86. Infant stroke survivor Oliver Michael... About 80 percent of strokes are preventable. ... Learn how to spot a stroke and get help FAST Watch this FAST Parody Music Video to learn the signs. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/General/Together-to-En -Stroke_UCM_448718_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 87. Diminishing Quality of Life - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Let's Talk About Stroke is a series of downloadable patient information sheets, created by the American Stroke Association, that presents ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/Diminis ing-Quality-of-Life/

  • 88. Refining Stroke Treatment - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... The program, Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke, established by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association in 2003, helps ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Refinin -Stroke-Treatment/

  • 89. Unexpected Consequences - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Let's Talk About Stroke is a series of downloadable patient information sheets, created by the American Stroke Association, that presents ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Unexpec ed-Consequences/

  • 90. A Difference in Chemistry - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Let's Talk About Stroke is a series of downloadable patient information sheets, created by the American Stroke Association, that presents ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/A-Diffe ence-in-Chemistry/


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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
2016-2017 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.7%
  • Public Health Education 35%
  • Professional Education and Training 18%
  • Community Services 8.3%
  • Management and General 6.6%
  • Fund Raising 11.4%