Practice Management

Facilities with dedicated shock teams delivered shorter lengths of stay and a lower mortality rate. 

The analysis, published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, included more than 20,000 patient encounters.

Fifteen of the list's top 25 hospitals are located in the United States. 

Each chapter of the new book is modeled after a real-life patient encounter, starting with the initial visit and then taking readers through the entire process.  

The pandemic also seems to have led to many older physicians leaving their jobs altogether. 

CardioSmart, an online resource for both patients and clinicians, has a new editor. 

More and more physicians are performing clinical work on a part-time basis, and it might have a negative impact on patient care. 

The American College of Cardiology has published a thorough analysis of the proposed 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, making many recommendations and comments related to the future of patient care. 

Inpatient care for PCI is trending in the right direction, researchers explained, but there is still room for improvement. 

The study also provides new evidence that patients can gain a better understanding of their blood pressure when they monitor it regularly at home. 

An interventional cardiologist at Toronto General Hospital performed the procedures. 

The medication, commonly used to treat cardiovascular disease, was associated with no side effects in a new analysis out of Spain. 

Around the web

SNMMI is among the many organizations that collaborated on the updated guidance for imaging prostate cancer.

Cordis Corporation warned its device can dislodge during procedures and cause serious adverse events such as heart attack or stroke.

Researchers have used machine learning to track diabetes at the population level.

   
   
   
   
   
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