Monday, August 16, 2010

Useful Information from American Heart Association--Guard Your Heart

As a quadruple bypass heart patient I thought this was useful information to disseminate.

Love Your Heart, you only get one.  Take care of it.

American Heart Association – Commitment to Quality Care‏


From: American Heart Association (

Sent: Sat 7/10/10 12:23 AM


Commitment to Quality Care!

We are following up with you to share important information on how you may improve your Quality of Healthcare. An estimated 935,000 new and recurrent heart attacks occur every year in people age 35 and older. Do you know your health status? It's the first step to help you and your doctor make decisions that positively impact your health and the quality of your healthcare.

Know your health status. For simple lifestyle changes to be your healthiest, visit

Know your treatment options — visit to make informed decisions in partnership with your doctor.

Learn and live. Visit for information and resources to help you take charge of your heart health.

The American Heart Association sets the standards for emergency cardiac care. We provide practice guidelines that make sure you get the best treatment from the ambulance to emergency evaluation through hospital discharge instructions. We need your support to continue this work. To make a donation online, visit

Research shows a commitment to quality care can result in better patient outcomes. We hope that you find this information helpful in making your quality of care choices.

Yolanda Perez

Director of Customer Relations

American Heart Association

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