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New way to perform heart surgery can boost outcomes, cut costs

One of the conditions Medicare’s closely looking at for readmissions is heart disease. Often, patients who are admitted for heart conditions or heart attacks end up having cardiovascular surgery, and any complications arising after these procedures could negatively impact readmission rates. So hospitals need to be looking for ways to make sure these patients recover […] [MORE]

Home visits improve outcomes after heart surgery

With all the focus on technology’s role in patient care, it’s important not to forget how successful traditional strategies can be. Example: New research shows readmission rates for one common type of surgery can be reduced by going back to a tried-and-true approach to health care: the home visit.