What steps can hospitals take to reduce readmission rates in patients with heart failure?
Average elapsed time for patients who underwent primary percutaneous coronary interventions was 67 minutes in 2009 versus 83 minutes in 2005
Study shows teaming hospitalists with cardiologists could improve quality of care, outcomes
Recommendations emphasize managing hospitalization and care transitions, using guideline-directed and proven medical therapies, employing evidence...
Research on post-discharge care showed cardiologists more effective than hospitalists in preventing heart failure patient readmissions
Mount Sinai Medical Center expert outlines ACS treatment guidelines, new advances, and performance measures at the seventh annual Mid-Atlantic...
ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Listen to Joaquin Cigarroa, MD, of Oregon Health & Science University, discuss the overlap of cardiology and hospital medicine
Dr. Cigarroa is clinical chief of cardiology at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland
For patients with heart failure, adhering to recommended therapies reduces 24-month mortality risk
Risk of rehospitalization low for heart-failure patients who follow-up with their outpatient doctors
Still value in public reporting, transparency, says hospitalist