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Study: Early discharge does not increase readmissions

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Dec 01, 2016

Early discharge of patients with total joint replacement surgery did not increase readmission rates, researchers reported in Arthroplasty Today. Researchers said refining hospital discharge protocols could allow more patients to be discharged from the hospital after one day instead of two days. BeckersSpine.com (11/29)


MassHealth launches accountable care pilot program

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Dec 01, 2016

Collaboration is key to achieving ACO savings goals

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Dec 06, 2016

CMS Approves New HF Specialty Designation Code

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Dec 06, 2016

Population health is key to value-based care, physician says

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Dec 01, 2016

Report links nursing safety, surveillance to quality of care

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Dec 01, 2016

Study calls for more family-centered discharge planning

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Dec 06, 2016

What does the future hold for the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation?

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Dec 01, 2016

FDA: Hospitals need to report device problems

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Dec 06, 2016

MOC Update: ACC Approved to Provide Part IV Credit; ABIM Considering Society Pathway Option

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Dec 06, 2016


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JACC Leadership Page: Fellowship Training in Cardiology

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CardioSmart's Caregivers Infographic Now Available

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CMS Approves New HF Specialty Designation Code

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MOC Update: ACC Approved to Provide Part IV Credit; ABIM Considering Society Pathway Option

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