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IOM committee lists 15 key metrics for tracking health improvements

PCNA SmartBrief | Apr 30, 2015

An Institute of Medicine committee proposed 15 core measures that represent the most important vital signs to track when looking at improvements in U.S. health and health care. Some of the core measures are life expectancy, well-being, preventive services and access to care. "The core metrics proposed in this report would harmonize the very large number of existing metrics ... reduce redundancy and decrease the excessive burden on providers and health systems," said IOM President Dr. Victor Dzau. Medscape (free registration) (04/29)


Study examines long-term effects of high-protein diets

PCNA SmartBrief | May 14, 2015

Study: CVD risk better determined using waist-to-height ratio

PCNA SmartBrief | May 14, 2015

Metabolic syndrome affects 35% of U.S. adults, study finds

PCNA SmartBrief | May 21, 2015

Study suggests using age, gender thresholds to make statin decisions

PCNA SmartBrief | May 07, 2015

Study finds no risk with "healthy" caffeine for arrhythmia patients

PCNA SmartBrief | May 21, 2015

CDC: Baby boomers have lower mortality rate but more chronic disease

PCNA SmartBrief | May 07, 2015

Researchers: Women need more info about stroke risks, signs

PCNA SmartBrief | May 07, 2015

COPD tied to 34% greater risk of sudden cardiac death

PCNA SmartBrief | Apr 30, 2015

Atrial fibrillation is linked to NSTEMI, study says

PCNA SmartBrief | Apr 30, 2015


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PCNA applauds ACC'S team approach to cardiovascular practice

PCNA SmartBrief | May 14, 2015

PCNA publishes paper on oral antiplatelet adherence

PCNA SmartBrief | May 07, 2015

Accepting nominations for the CVD prevention graduation award

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