Mark Schoeberl

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S troke remains the third leading cause of death and a leading cause of long-term disability among Americans, despite advances in stroke prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation. Approximately 700 000 individuals suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year. 1 Advances over the past decade in acute stroke care, including the introduction of(More)
B uilding healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke " is the mission that unites the volunteers and staff of the American Heart Association (AHA). When the AHA established its 2020 Health Impact Goal, " to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20% while reducing deaths from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20%, " 1 it(More)
I n 1990, heart disease and stroke emerged as the leading causes of death worldwide and remain the first and third leading causes of death in the United States, respectively. 1,2 Cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the United States is responsible for Ϸ40% of all deaths, more than the next 5 leading causes of death combined. CVD death rates have declined(More)
I nfluencing public policy through advocacy is an essential strategy used by the American Heart Association/Ameri-can Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) to achieve its health impact goals and programmatic objectives, which include helping all Americans lead healthier lives and reducing the incidence and consequences of cardiovascular disease and stroke. This(More)
BACKGROUND Coronary artery disease (CAD) outcomes consistently improve when they are routinely measured and provided back to physicians and hospitals. However, few centers around the world systematically track outcomes, and no global standards exist. Furthermore, patient-centered outcomes and longitudinal outcomes are under-represented in current(More)
— The Sensor Web characterizes a future observing system concept that has the potential to significantly increase useful science data return. It accomplishes this by intelligently and dynamically reconfiguring the measurement and information processing states of its constituent sensor, computing, and storage nodes. To explore the potential benefits of(More)
I nfluencing public policy through advocacy is an essential strategy used by the American Heart Association/Ameri-can Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) to achieve its health impact goals and programmatic objectives, which include helping all Americans lead healthier lives and reducing the incidence and consequences of cardiovascular disease and stroke. This(More)
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