Cardiologists set heart-failure treatment program
Wall Street Journal, March 30, 2009
The American College of Cardiology is launching a new initiative to reduce the number of patients who are readmitted to hospitals within 30 days of being discharged for congestive heart failure or a heart attack. The effort is part of the society's broader plan to encourage its membership to rein in unnecessary tests and procedures and improve the quality of their care as President Barack Obama makes healthcare overhaul a top priority.
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