Practice Management

Knowing when same-day discharge is the right choice—and when it isn’t—can be especially challenging for cardiologists and their care teams. 

Walter H. Roehll Jr., MD, is remembered for his kindness and dedication to patient care. 

Excess cardiac deaths increased by up to 18%, researchers have reported. 

The study, published in JAMA Cardiology, highlighted one way telehealth can provide value after patients have been discharged from the hospital. 

The study, published in the Journal of Invasive Cardiology, highlights the pandemic's continued impact on healthcare providers. 

The new document, published in both the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and Circulation, highlights the significant progress researchers and clinicians have made in this area in recent years.

Researchers noted that these patients received care in the same hospitals and were treated by the same physicians. So why the difference in outcomes? 

Researchers found that a simple three-part intervention could help patients feel more at ease about their results. 

According to Abbott, similar programs have improved cath lab learning engagement by 45%.

Patients who were evaluated by a cardiologist were much more likely to undergo stress testing, transthoracic echocardiography and coronary angiography.

CMS has been considering such changes for years, hoping to reduce paperwork and encourage collaboration. 

The two groups emphasized the importance of shared decision-making and detailed when patients can consider competitive sports.