Table 23-2.

HF Quality-of-Care Measures, 2014

Quality-of-Care MeasureAHA GWTG-HFVHA
LVEF assessment99.0100
ARB/ACEI at discharge for patients with LVSD95.397
Complete discharge instructions95.796
β-Blockers at discharge for patients with LVSD, no contraindications97.9NM
Anticoagulation for AF or atrial flutter, no contraindications82.2Retired
  • Values are percentages. ACEI indicates angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor; AF, atrial fibrillation; AHA, American Heart Association; GWTG-HF, Get With The Guidelines–Heart Failure; ARB, angiotensin receptor blocker; HF, heart failure; LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction; LVSD, left ventricular systolic dysfunction; NM, not measured; and VHA, Veterans Health Administration.