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Question: Will the new AHA recommendation of expasion of the time window for treatment wiht tPA be included in TJC measures/STK4?

The AHA release new recommendations that impact tPA evaluation and available time of administration. Will these new recommendations impact the measures for TJC?


Any revisions to the current measures will be publicized on our website under the "Performance Measurement" tab. Since the guidelines from AHA were revised just 2 business days ago, any possible revision to the stroke measures will take some time to implement and publicize. For now, the measures remain as currently published.

Answered on 6/1/09

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Focus area(s): Chart Abstracted Measure Specifications – Clinical, Other
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