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Although some family health innovations have proved effective in communities around the globe, many fail to gain widespread use – particularly in low- and middle-income...
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A review of US hospitals indicates a lack of implementation of important practices to reduce readmission rates among patients with heart failure and acute myocardial...
Most U.S. hospitals are scrambling to reduce readmissions for heart failure and heart attack as financial disincentives go into effect this fall, but efforts aren’t...
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The odds you’ll survive a heart attack vary widely depending on where you’re treated in the United States, according to a new study by Yale University...
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IT’S common knowledge that the United States spends more than any other country on health care but still ranks in the bottom half of industrialized countries in outcomes like...
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Hospitals in the U.S. territories see more deaths after heart attacks, heart failure and pneumonia than the states, according to a study out Tuesday. Researchers said the...
Certain groups of patients treated at hospitals in U.S. territories have poorer outcomes and higher death rates than those treated at hospitals in U.S. states, according to...

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