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The revolving hospital door for HF and sensory-implant guides to cut hospitalization riskJun 2, 2010 17:30 EDT
Two new studies make important contributions to the goal of reducing risk of hospitalization and readmission for HF patients.
What are your thoughts? Are we making progress in the care of patients hospitalized for HF? How can we lower hospital readmission rates in HF? Do you think new sensory devices will improve care?
The Revolving Door at the Hospital The Wall Street Journal, June 2, 2010.
Bueno H, Ross JS, Wang Y, et al. Trends in length of stay and short-term outcomes among Medicare patients hospitalized for heart failure, 1993-2006. JAMA 2010; 303:2141-2147.