NHLBI Center for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research (CCOR) at Yale University


Nature Reviews Cardiology, December 10, 2013 

Top hospitals reduce readmissions by preventing complications
Science Daily, November 20, 2013 

Options for Replacing Faulty Aortic Valves Look Good
Science Daily, November 17, 2013 

Hospitals’ nesiritide use declines at different rates
Cardiovascular Business, September 23, 2013 

Decline in hospitalizations for serious heart infection
AHRQ Research Activities, September 2013 

Hospitals React to HF Drug Risks at Varying Pace
Science Daily, April 1, 2013 

New Data to Consider in D.N.R. Decisions
The New Old Age blog via The New York Times, March 14, 2013 

Cardiac Arrest Survivors Have Better Outlook Than Doctors Think
Oncology Nurse Advisor, March 7, 2013 

"Deaths may not lower hospital readmission rates
Yale Daily News, February 19, 2013

"Income inequality equals more hospital readmissions
Medwire News, February 19, 2013

"AMA details plan for cutting hospital readmissions
American Medical News, February 18, 2013

"Income inequality associated with higher risk of hospital readmission
The Incidental Economist, February 16, 2013

"Rich/poor divide linked to hospital readmissions in study
HealthDay News, February 15, 2013

"Income inequality linked to hospital readmission
Medical News Today, February 15, 2013

"Hospitalization: Strong link between income inequality and readmission risk, but not mortality
Science Daily, February 14, 2013

"No link between hospital readmissions and death rates, says study
Yale News, February 13, 2013

"Higher hospital readmissions aren’t linked to fewer deaths, study finds
Kaiser Health News, February 12, 2013

"Performance measures: 30-day mortality, readmission rates found independent
Internal Medicine News, February 12, 2013

"Medicare analysis shows hospitals can lower mortality and readmission rates, February 12, 2013

"Hospital deaths and readmissions not linked: study
Reuters Health, February 12, 2013

"Walk speed is marker for HF hospitalization risk
MedPage Today, February 5, 2013

"Postdischarge period poses perils
Yale Daily News, January 29, 2013

"Medicare readmissions common, diagnoses new
MedPage Today, January 23, 2013

"Spectrum of 30-day readmission risks seen after HF, acute MI hospitalizations, January 22, 2013


Allen LA, Fonarow GC, Grau-Sepulveda MV, Hernandez AF, Peterson PN, Partovian C, Li S-X, Heidenreich PA, Bhatt DL, Peterson ED, Krumholz HM. Hospital Variation in Intravenous Inotrope Use for Patients Hospitalized with Heart Failure: Insights from Get With The Guidelines.Circ Heart Failure. 2014. Published online before print January 31, 2014, doi: 10.1161/​CIRCHEARTFAILURE.113.000761

Wang Y, Eldridge N, Metersky ML, Verzier NR, Meehan TP, Pandolfi MM, Foody JM, Ho SY, Galusha D, Kliman RE, Sonnenfeld N, Krumholz HM, Battles J. National trends in patient safety for four common conditions, 2005-2011. N Eng J Med. 2014 Jan 23;370:341-51.

Bikdeli B, Wang Y, Kim N, Desai MM, Quagliarello V, Krumholz HM. Trends in hospitalization rates and outcomes of endocarditis among medicare beneficiaries. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Dec 10;62(23):2217-26.

Wang EA, Wang Y, Krumholz HM. A high risk of hospitalization following release from correctional facilities in Medicare beneficiaries: a retrospective matched cohort study, 2002 to 2010.JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Sep 23;173(17):1621-8.

Dharmarajan K, Hsieh AF, Lin Z, Bueno H, Ross JS, Horwitz LI, Barreto-Filho JA, Kim N, Suter LG, Bernheim SM, Drye EE, Krumholz HM. Hospital readmission performance and patterns of readmission: retrospective cohort study of Medicare admissions.BMJ. 2013 Nov 20;347:f6571.

Barreto-Filho JA, Wang Y, Rathore SS, Spatz ES, Ross JS, Nallamothu BK, Normand SL, Krumholz HM. Transfer rates from nonprocedure hospitals after initial admission and outcomes among elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Feb 1;174(2):213-22.

Barreto-Filho JA, Wang Y, Dodson JA, Desai MM, Sugeng L, Geirsson A, Krumholz HM. Trends in aortic valve replacement for elderly patients in the United States, 1999-2011. JAMA. 2013 Nov 20;310(19):2078-85.

Partovian C, Li S, Xu X, et al. Patterns of Change in Nesiritide Use in Patients With Heart Failure: How Hospitals React to New Information. JACC: HF. 2013;1(4):318-324

Dharmarajan K, Masoudi FA, Spertus JA, Li S-X, Krumholz HM. Contraindicated initiation of beta blockers in patients hospitalized with heart failure. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Sep 9;173(16):1547-9.

Lagu, T., Krumholz, H. M., Dharmarajan, K., Partovian, C., Kim, N., Mody, P. S., Li, S.-X., Strait, K. M. and Lindenauer, P. K. Spending more, doing more, or both? An alternative method for quantifying utilization during hospitalizations. J Hosp Med. 2013 Jul;8(7):373-9.

Kulkarni VT, Ross J, Wang Y, Krumholz HM. Regional density of cardiologists and rates of mortality for acute myocardial infarction and heart failure. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013 May 1;6(3):352-9.

Fox J, Suter LG, Wang K, Wang, Y, Krumholz HM, Ross JS. Hospital-based, acute care needs within 30-days of discharge from coronary artery bypass surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jul;96(1):96-104.

Ross J, Krumholz HM.  Implications of clinical trial data sharing for medical writers. Medical Writing. 2013;22(1):45-49.

Spatz E, Canavan ME, Desai MM, Krumholz HM, Lindau ST. Sexual activity and function among middle-aged and older men and women with hypertension. J Hypertens. 2013 Jun;31(6):1096-105.

Chen J, Dharmarajan K, Wang Y, Krumholz HM. National trends in heart failure hospital stay rates, 2001-2009.J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10):1078-1088.

Gupta A, Desai MM, Kim N, Bulsara KR, Wang Y, Krumholz HM. Trends in intracranial stenting among Medicare beneficiaries in the United States, 2006-2010. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013 April 15;2(2):e000084.

Horwitz LI, Jenq GY, Brewster UC, Chen C, Kanade S, Van Ness PH, Araujo KL, Ziaeian B, Moriarty JP, Fogerty RL, Krumholz HM. Comprehensive quality assessment of discharge summaries at an academic medical center. J Hosp Med. 2013 Mar 22. Epub ahead of print.

Chan PS, Nallamothu BK, Krumholz HM, Spertus JA, Li Y, Hammill BG, Curtis LH; American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines–Resuscitation Investigators. Long-term outcomes of elderly survivors of in-hospital cardiac arrest.N Engl J Med. 2013 Mar 14;368(11):1019-1026.

Bikdeli B, Strait KM, Dharmarajan K, Partovian C, Coca SG, Kim N, Li SX, Testani JM, Khan U, Krumholz HM. Dominance of furosemide for loop diuretic therapy in heart failure: Time to revisit the alternatives?J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Mar 13;61(14):1549-1550.

Krumholz HM, Bradley EH, Curry LA. Promoting publication of rigorous qualitative research. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013 Mar 1;6(2):133-4.

Cook N, Bonds DE, Kiefe CI, Curtis JP, Krumholz HM, Kressin NR, Peterson ED, NHLBI CCOR Writing Group. 2013. Centers for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research: Defining a collaborative vision. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013 Mar 1;6(2):223-8.

Ross JS, Mocanu M, Lampropulos JF, Tse T, Krumholz HM.  Time to publication among completed clinical trials.JAMA Intern Med. 2013 13:1-3.

Cherlin EJ, Curry LA, Thompson JW, Greysen SR, Spatz E,  Krumholz HM, Bradley EH. Features of high quality discharge planning for patients following acute myocardial infarction.J Gen Intern Med. 2013 28(3):436-443.

Selby JV, Krumholz HM. Ethical oversights: Serving the best interests of patients. Commentary.Hastings Cent Rep. 2013 Spec No:S34-6.

Safavi K, Dharmarajan K, Kim N, Strait KM, Li S-X, Chen SI, Lagu T, Krumholz HM. Variation exists in rates of admission to intensive care units for heart failure patients across hospitals in the United States.Circulation. 2013 127(8):923-929.

Lindenauer PK, Lagu T, Rothberg MB, Avrunin J, Pekow PS, Wang Y, Krumholz HM. Income inequality and 30 day outcomes after acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, and pneumonia: retrospective cohort study.BMJ. 2013 346:f521.

Krumholz HM, Lin Z, Keenan PS, Chen J, Ross JS, Drye EE, Bernheim SM, Wang Y, Bradley EH, Han LF, Normand SL. Relationship between hospital readmission and mortality rates for patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, or pneumonia.JAMA. 2013 309(6):587-593.

Chaudhry SI, McAvay G, Chen S, Whitson H, Newman AB, Krumholz HM, Gill TM. Risk factors for hospitalization among older persons newly diagnosed with heart failure: the Cardiovascular Health Study.J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 61(6):635-642.

Green JB, Ross JS, Jackevicius CA, Shah ND, Krumholz HM. When choosing statin therapy: The case for generics.JAMAIntern Med. 2013 173(3):229-232.

Goldberger ZD, Chan PS, Cooke CR, Hayward RA, Krumholz HM, Nallamothu BK. Duration of resuscitation efforts and survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest - Authors' reply.JAMAIntern Med. 2013 173(3):229-232.

Landman AB, Spatz ES, Cherlin EJ, Krumholz HM, Bradley EH, Curry LA. Hospital collaboration with emergency medical services in the care of patients with acute myocardial infarction: perspectives from key hospital staff.Ann Emerg Med. 2013 61(2):185-195.

Krumholz H, Lin Z, Normand SL. Measuring hospital clinical outcomes.BMJ. 2013 346:f620.

Krumholz H, Jackevicius CA, Ross JS. Tamiflu: 14 flu seasons and still questions.BMJ. 2013 346:f547.

Dharmarajan K, Hsieh AF, Lin Z, Bueno H, Ross JS, Horwitz LI, Barreto-Filho JA, Kim N, Bernheim SM,  Suter LG, Drye EE, Krumholz HM. Diagnoses and timing of 30-day readmissions after hospitalization for heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, or pneumonia.JAMA. 2013 309(4):355-363.

Yun K, Fuentes-Afflick E, Curry LA, Krumholz HM, Desai MM. Parental immigration status is associated with children's health care utilization: Findings from the 2033 New Immigrant Survey of US Legal Permanent Residents.Matern Child Health J. 2013 Dec;17(10):1913-21

Krumholz HM. Post-hospital syndrome-an acquired, transient condition of generalized risk.N Engl J Med. 2013368(2):100-102.

Curry LA, Krumholz HM, O'Cathain A, Clark VL, Cherlin E, Bradley EH. Mixed methods in biomedical and health services research.Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013 6(1):119-123.