Posts Tagged ‘PCI outcomes’

August 26th, 2013

Practice Variations and Quality: Ask the “Uber” Expert


In light of reported variation in practice and outcomes of elective PCI, Rick Lange asks Harlan Krumholz to elaborate on what constitutes high-quality decision making.

October 12th, 2012

PCI Public Reporting Programs: Incentivizing Better Decisions?

Joe Ross wonders what’s really behind the lower rates of PCI use in states that have public reporting programs.

November 29th, 2011

Study Finds 10% of PCI Patients Readmitted to Hospital Within 30 Days

Nearly 1 in 10 PCI patients is readmitted to the hospital within 30 days, according to a new study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. The study is a good example of the increased focus on rehospitalization, which is being used more frequently as a key measure of outcome. Farhan Khawaja and colleagues analyzed data from 15,498 […]