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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...
New Jersey to Tackle Heart Failure Readmissions
Healthcare organizations in New Jersey announced this week a new statewide initiative aimed at reducing hospital...
Kaiser Study Shows Reduction in Fatal and Non-Fatal Heart Attacks with Preventive Care
In what is the biggest study of its kind, Kaiser Permanente researchers say their ability to reduce and control...
Heart attacks down 24% in decade
A study of more than 46,000 Northern California Kaiser Permanente patients found a significant drop in heart attacks...
New tack on cardiac arrest: Turn down the oxygen
A major study suggests a way to improve dismal survival rates after cardiac arrest is to down the patient's oxygen. The...
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...
Lifesaving devices can cause havoc at life's end
With a rapidly growing number of patients getting defibrillators, they are increasingly posing a bionic challenge near...
Joint Commission Announces Plans to Expand Heart Failure Certification Program
The Joint Commission has announced it has plans to expand its Heart Failure Advanced Certification Program. The...
New defibrillator avoids wires in heart
Researchers announced they have developed a new type of implantable defibrillator that avoids the need to connect the...
Strategies for Superior Cardiovascular Service Line Performance
Strategies for Superior Cardiovascular Service Line Performance delivers sound strategy and business guidance for...
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Women's Health: Strategies for Superior Service Line Performance
Get the business guidance you need to transition women's health to a comprehensive service line that increases market...
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...
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