Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes

Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes will include high-quality applied clinical, epidemiological, and health care policy papers related to cardiovascular diseases. The mission of the journal—like outcomes research itself—is to improve clinical care and health care delivery. The audience for this journal includes researchers, clinicians, policymakers, administrators, health plan executives and government agency professionals. The journal's purpose is to be a catalyst for outstanding science, to disseminate science and information that will enhance cardiovascular health and health care, to strengthen and expand the community of people committed to improving clinical care and population health, to inspire people to engage in scholarly activities of consequence

Publisher
American Heart Association
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Considerable variation in CT use in ischemic stroke

(HealthDay)—For patients with ischemic stroke there is considerable variation in the rates of high-intensity computed tomography (CT) use, according to a study published online April 8 in Circulation: Ca ...

Apr 17, 2014
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Chest complaints more costly in obese patients

(HealthDay)—Higher body mass index (BMI) is associated with increased cost of care and longer hospital stays for patients who present to the emergency department with chest pain and dyspnea, according to ...

Mar 08, 2014
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Odds of uncontrolled and unreported HTN up for blacks

(HealthDay)—Blacks are more likely to have hypertension and to have uncontrolled and unreported hypertension than whites, according to a study published online Dec. 23 in Circulation: Cardiovascular Qu ...

Dec 28, 2013
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Six steps could cut heart failure readmissions

There are six procedural things hospital teams can do to help heart failure patients avoid another hospital stay in the 30 days after they're discharged—and if all six are followed, patients are even more likely to avoid ...

Jul 16, 2013
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