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Global study ranks countries on state of health care

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | May 23, 2017

The US scored 81 out of 100 points in a study of health care access and quality that was published in The Lancet, well below countries such as Australia and Norway. "America's ranking is an embarrassment, especially considering the U.S. spends more than $9,000 per person on health care annually, more than any other country," said Dr. Christoper Murray, a senior author of the study. BenefitsPro (05/22)


Study: Postdischarge phone calls fail to affect readmissions

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | May 23, 2017

Limiting unnecessary medical tests lowers costs, improves care

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | May 23, 2017

CMS finalizes rule delaying bundled care models

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | May 23, 2017

Researchers to use Google tools to predict readmissions

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | May 23, 2017

Intervention helps reduce benzodiazepine use in older adults

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | May 23, 2017

Latest Issue of Cardiology Features a Look at PCSK9 Inhibition and LDL Management

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | May 23, 2017

Calif. single-payer health care bill would cost $400B, analysis shows

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | May 23, 2017

Guidance For Protecting Health Care Computer Systems From Ransomware

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | May 23, 2017

CMS: CPC+ Round 2 will take 1,000 physician practices from 4 states

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | May 23, 2017


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