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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

Cardiovascular imaging overused or underused?

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Aug 28, 2014

Investigation finds no connection between VA care delays, deaths

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Aug 28, 2014

Panel calls for greater transparency in health costs

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Aug 28, 2014

Collaborative care yields better outcomes in teen depression

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Aug 28, 2014

Report: Physicians underutilize electronic transactions

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Aug 28, 2014

Carnegie Mellon establishes BrainHub for brain research

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Aug 28, 2014

CBO lowers 10-year projection of spending for Medicare, Medicaid

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Aug 28, 2014


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