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Baylor heart hospital has lowest readmission rate in the U.S. for second straight year
  Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital, for the second year in a row, had the lowest readmission rate for heart...
Some tests, long ignored, showed signs of heart illness at Harlem Hospital Center
New York City's public hospital system said that some of the thousands of heart test results that were never sent to...
Heart tests at Harlem Hospital Center went unread
Nearly 4,000 tests for heart disease performed over the last three years at Harlem Hospital Center were never read by...
Hospital check-ins may slow heart failure readmissions
Hospitals can slow the revolving door that shuttles heart failure patients back into bed within a month of going home...
Hypothermia: Medicine's cool comeback from cardiac arrest
Since 2005, when the American Heart Association issued recommendations and guidelines for inducing mild hypothermia in...
Heart devices reduce hospitalization, study says
Results from an industry-funded study of cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators, medical implants that slow...
Study questions popular practice in bypass surgery
A study concluded that the most commonly used method for extracting leg veins for grafts in coronary bypass surgery was...
Heart-device wires again under scrutiny
A leading heart-doctor group urged cardiac-device companies to improve surveillance of heart-defibrillator wires after...
Study backs specialists implanting heart devices
Patients who had heart defibrillators implanted by specialists had fewer serious complications than patients who got...
Texas hospitals work to speed up their response times to heart attacks
Tarrant County, TX, hospitals are scrutinizing their cardiac care in an attempt to expedite the life-saving balloon...

Book: Strategies for Superior Cardiovascular Service Line Performance
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Book: Oncology: Strategies for Superior Service Line Performance
The evolution of the oncology payment model and pressure to provide more patient-centered care are leading many...