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Study says thousands get unneeded heart devices
Doctors are implanting high-tech heart defibrillators in thousands of people who probably do not need them, a new...
As reimbursements shrink, heart specialists mull sale to hospitals
One big suburban cardiology practice has been snapped up by a hospital system and another is on the block, deals likely...
US seeks to intervene in St Jude whistleblower suit
The U.S. government said it wants to intervene in a lawsuit against St. Jude Medical Inc. in which a former worker...
Community Competition Drives Heart Assessment Participation
When Clarian West Medical Center ran the first ad campaign promoting its new online heart disease risk assessment...
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...
Hartford-based St. Francis Hospital's cardiac program facing scrutiny
The temporary failure of a vital piece of medical equipment used in cardiac surgeries continues to have repercussions...
Hartford hospital suspends elective cardiac surgeries
Hartford, CT-based St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, which advertises its cardiovascular program as the largest...
Lexington (SC) Medical gets revote on heart regs
The Department of Health and Environmental Control has decided to allow another vote on an amendment to the South...
Two hospitals seek extension for Waterbury (CT) Heart Center
Two Waterbury, CT, hospitals are fighting to keep their heart center open, saying that heart attack victims could die...
Orlando, FL, hospital systems vie for heart-transplant program
Orlando Health and Florida Hospital, Central Florida’s two largest hospital systems, have submitted competing...

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...