Posts Tagged ‘quality of care’

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February 25th, 2014

Is Post-MI Statin Therapy Appropriately Intensive?

Suzanne V. Arnold discusses her research group’s study of statin initiation, intensification, and maximization after acute myocardial infarction.


November 12th, 2013

Building Quality of Care for Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients

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Michelle Gurvitz and Ariane Marelli discuss their study group’s development of the first set of quality indicators for adult congenital heart disease care.


August 26th, 2013

Practice Variations and Quality: Ask the “Uber” Expert

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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.


April 22nd, 2013

The Science of Management and The Art of Medicine

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K. John McConnell discusses his research group’s study of standard management practices as they relate to quality of care in hospital cardiac units.


January 16th, 2013

“Nostalgic Professionalism” or Actually Caring About Patients?

Is caring about your patients when you’re not on duty becoming unacceptable?