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Proactive administration of amiodarone to patients after common heart surgery improves outcomes

Proactive administration of amiodarone to patients after common heart surgery improves outcomes

New round of Medicare readmission penalties hits 2,583 hospitals

New round of Medicare readmission penalties hits 2,583 hospitals

Study: Revascularization with PCI or CABG prolongs survival in patients with left main disease

Study: Revascularization with PCI or CABG prolongs survival in patients with left main disease

Patient-reported experiences have potential for driving improvements in hospital care

Patient-reported experiences have potential for driving improvements in hospital care

Mount Sinai receives highest quality rating for adult cardiac valve surgery

Mount Sinai receives highest quality rating for adult cardiac valve surgery

Botulinum toxin injections show promise to suppress postoperative atrial fibrillation

Botulinum toxin injections show promise to suppress postoperative atrial fibrillation

Medicare eases readmission penalties against safety-net hospitals

Medicare eases readmission penalties against safety-net hospitals

Patients taking aspirin before and after CABG surgery show reduced mortality risk

Patients taking aspirin before and after CABG surgery show reduced mortality risk

Significant update to PROGRESS-CTO International Registry presented at SCAI Scientific Sessions 2018

Significant update to PROGRESS-CTO International Registry presented at SCAI Scientific Sessions 2018

Newer non-invasive method provides cost savings for heart patients needing PCI

Newer non-invasive method provides cost savings for heart patients needing PCI

Study: Costs, outcomes differ for veterans who underwent coronary procedures at non-VA hospitals

Study: Costs, outcomes differ for veterans who underwent coronary procedures at non-VA hospitals

Your plumber offers a money-back guarantee. Should your doctor?

Your plumber offers a money-back guarantee. Should your doctor?

New ESC Focused Update provides recommendations on DAPT in patients with coronary artery disease

New ESC Focused Update provides recommendations on DAPT in patients with coronary artery disease

Under Trump, hospitals face same penalties embraced by Obama

Under Trump, hospitals face same penalties embraced by Obama

Calif. hits nerve by singling out cardiac surgeons with higher patient death rates

Calif. hits nerve by singling out cardiac surgeons with higher patient death rates

Racial disparities continue to exist in hospital readmissions, study finds

Racial disparities continue to exist in hospital readmissions, study finds

Study compares cardiac repair potential of three types of stem cells

Study compares cardiac repair potential of three types of stem cells

Stents can be as effective as surgery for many patients with left main coronary artery disease

Stents can be as effective as surgery for many patients with left main coronary artery disease

New analysis reveals ways to reduce patient's risk of postoperative pneumonia after cardiac surgery

New analysis reveals ways to reduce patient's risk of postoperative pneumonia after cardiac surgery

Mortality risk proportional to PPM severity in aortic value surgery

Mortality risk proportional to PPM severity in aortic value surgery