Such a reduction could have "huge" benefits for mortality, stroke and heart failure, said David Holmes, MD, an interventional cardiologist at Mayo Clinic who moderated a press conference where the study
Heart failure is a particular target because its increasingly common, its easily triggered (by as little as too much salt on food, for example) it costs so much to manage in
By forgoing or delaying physician visits or therapies, the uninsured are more likely to die from congestive heart failure, myocardial infarctions or strokes than are those with insurance, resulting in as
Medical News of the Obvious. Two of this week's highlights are best described by their headlines: "Study Finds Fish Won't Prevent Heart Failure" and "Eating in America Still Unhealthy:
The episode-based measures include Medicare Part A and Part B payments for services determined to be related to a triggering high-cost condition or procedure (such as congestive heart failure,
Medicine has changed dramatically over the past 40 years. We treated heart failure with digoxin and furosemide when I started.
The study looked at 244,153 hospitalizations of patients with congestive heart failure or acute heart attack in Pennsylvania.
From June to October 2015, Dr. Wingate intervened every time one of her practice's community-dwelling elderly (65 years or older) patients was hospitalized with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart ... failure, acute myocardial infarction,
congestive heart failure. Future refinements to the physician feedback reports include:.
An elderly woman with heart failure steps on a scale in her home. ... The biggest success we've had is with congestive heart failure, where we've been able to consistently show up to a 40% decrease in admissions,” said Dr.