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Report: U.S. hospitals make progress on heart care quality

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Nov 20, 2014

U.S. hospitals made progress on heart care measures in 2013, recording an overall 1.3% improvement since 2009, according to a report from The Joint Commission. The report identifies eight heart care measures that hospitals improved on, including an 8.6% increase in percutaneous coronary interventions occurring within 90 minutes of the patient's arrival and a 5.1% boost in cases involving administration of fibrinolytic therapy within 30 minutes. BeckersHospitalReview.com (11/19)


Report: More U.S. hospitals earn top performer status

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Nov 18, 2014

Report: Expand Triple Aim to address clinician burnout

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Nov 18, 2014

Many physicians anticipate selling their practices

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Nov 18, 2014

How one ACO succeeded in lowering costs

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Nov 20, 2014

CardioMEMS device from St. Jude reduces 30-day readmissions

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Nov 20, 2014

CMS streamlines reporting for PQRS, other programs

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Nov 18, 2014

Data examine clinician views on burnout, workload

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Nov 20, 2014

Number of ACOs stabilizes while number of covered lives rises

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Nov 20, 2014

BCBS of La. reports positive health trends under pay-for-performance model

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Nov 18, 2014


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