Clinical CareHeart Association Puts Halt To Bayer's Giant Displays Of Baby Aspirin
The American Heart Association says that although aspirin can help people with previous heart attacks or strokes, its risks generally...
FinanceValue-based Metrics Penalize Top-Performing Hospitals
Hospitals recognized for high-quality cardiac care are more likely to be penalized under value-based programs than other hospitals.
Clinical CareStudy: Executive Health Programs Are a Crock
Want to guess how many of the included tests are recommended?
Clinical CareThe Family Wanted a Do Not Resuscitate Order. The Doctors Didn't.
Andy Jurtschenko told his children that he didn't want to be a burden on them. But after he suffered brain...
Clinical CareWarfarin Is Bad to the Bone, Fracture Data Affirms
In U.S. claims analysis, fracture risk lower with DOACs
Clinical CareThese Are IBM Watson Health's Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals
The winners had significantly higher inpatient survival rates, fewer complications, and lower costs than their peers.
Clinical CarePost-ISCHEMIA: Focus Turns to Testing for Stable Angina
Stress test no longer enough to send most stable cases to cath lab?
Clinical CareDespite Reforms, Problems Remain When Selecting Heart Transplant Candidates
Study finds large discrepancies in the severity of illness among patients when they receive heart transplants.
Clinical CareMedicare ACOs With Cardiologists Save Money
ACOs with cardiologists may see lower spending for SNFs, ED visits, evaluation and management services and procedural care.
Clinical CareWomen Significantly Underrepresented in Cardiology Field
Researchers have found that the percentage of women in internal medicine specialties has decreased over the past two decades, which...
Clinical CareAttempt to Revamp Waitlist Policy for Pediatric Heart Transplant Candidates Falls Short
Children with two subtypes of cardiomyopathy ? hypertrophic or restrictive ? are now dying on the waitlist at a rate...
Clinical CareMetabolic Surgery Linked to Significantly Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Researchers have associated metabolic surgery with lower risk for all-cause mortality, coronary artery events, cerebrovascular events, heart failure, nephropathy, and...