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Return to ED common for heart failure patients

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Aug 28, 2014

A study in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes found that many patients suffering from acute heart failure visit emergency departments repeatedly, suggesting the need for better outpatient management of heart failure symptoms. Of 113,000 adults with heart failure who visited emergency departments in Florida and California in 2010, 30% made at least one return emergency visit within a year. HealthDay News (08/25)


Ohio hospital improves hand-washing compliance, reduces HAIs

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Aug 28, 2014

ACC launches public hospital profiles and hospital search tool

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Aug 28, 2014

AHRQ releases guide to help improve Medicaid care

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Aug 26, 2014

CMS postpones data collection for sepsis quality measure

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Aug 26, 2014

ABIM weighs issues with MOC grandfathering

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Aug 26, 2014

Cardiovascular imaging overused or underused?

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Aug 28, 2014

Discover strategies for enhancing patient recognition of signs and symptoms

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Aug 26, 2014

Taking to the streets with patients

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Aug 26, 2014

More physicians cite retirement as reason for leaving medicine

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Aug 26, 2014


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