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Hospitals’ Stroke-Care Rankings Must Include Stroke Severity: Study

Hospitals’ risk-standardized stroke-care rankings can be unfairly impacted if the severity of strokes are not considered, says a new study from UCLA. Under the ACA, hospitals and medical centers must report their quality-of-care and risk-standardized outcomes for stroke and other … finish reading Hospitals’ Stroke-Care Rankings Must Include Stroke Severity: Study

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Competing Care Teams Collaborate to Speed Heart Attack Care

Reducing the time from heart attack to treatment is the goal of a new training program designed by cardiologists at Duke University Medical Center. Competing cardiac care teams in some of the nation’s most populated areas will start working together … finish reading Competing Care Teams Collaborate to Speed Heart Attack Care

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