CCOR

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

Press

"VA Hospitals: How Well Do They Treat Acute Myocardial Infarction, Heart Failure, and Pneumonia?"
NEJM Journal Watch, March 1, 2016

"Recent Research from Yale University Highlights Findings in Heart Attack"
Pharmacy Choice, February 13, 2016

"Study Compares Outcomes at VA Hospitals vs. Non-VA Hospitals"
Science Daily, February 9. 2016

"Admission to VA Hospital Associated with Different Mortality, Readmission Rates for AMI, HF, Pneumonia"
Rheumatology Advisor, February 9, 2016

"VA Hospitals Outdo Private Center on MI, HF Survival"
Med Page Today, February 9, 2016

"Optimizing Heart Failure Medications at Discharge"
ACP Hospitalist, February, 2016

"Pulmonary Embolism in Older Adults"
Cardiology News, December 12, 2015

"As the Number of US TAVR Centers Grows, Patient Outcomes Vary"
The Source for Interventional Cardiovascular News and Education (tctmd), December 7, 2015

"National Trends in Emergency Room Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism, 2001-2010"
Medscape, November 30, 2015

"Cardiovascular Care Differs for Women vs Men"
Endocrinology Advisor, October 29, 2015

"Young Women Kept in the Dark about Cardiac Disease"
Medical Brief, October 28, 2015

"Many at Risk for Heart Attacks Are Unaware, Yale Study Finds"
New Haven Register, October 27, 2015

"Disparities of Cardiovascular Risk Warnings between Men and Women"
Cardiology Advisor, October 27, 2015

"Risk Perceptions and Discussions before Acute MI"
American College of Cardiology, October 26, 2015

"Young Women Less Likely To Be Informed of Heart Disease Risk by Providers"
Science Daily, October 26, 2015

"Heart Disease Affects More Young Women Than Men, So Why Are Women Less Informed?"
Medical Daily, October 26, 2015

"Many Younger People, Especially Women, Unaware of Heart Attack Risk, Study Finds"
Yale School of Medicine, October 26, 2015

"What Kind of Heart Attacks Do Young Women Have?"
My Heart Sisters, October 11, 2015

"Study Hints That Many ICU Admissions for Acute MI Patients May Be Unnecessary"
The Source for Interventional Cardiovascular News and Education (tctmd), September 25, 2015

"New Taxonomy Can Better Classify Young Women with Acute MI"
MedScape, September 25, 2015

"Are Health Outcomes for U.S. Elders Improving or Worsening?"
NEJM Journal Watch, August 25, 2015

"Care for Money"
National Affairs Blog, August 24, 2015

"Readmission Rate After Carotid Revascularization an Opportunity for Improvement"
The Source for Interventional Cardiovascular News and Education (tctmd), April 6, 2015

"Study Identifies Disparities in Survival After Acute MI"
The Source for Interventional Cardiovascular News and Education (tctmd), August 6, 2014

"Murmurs, Rubs & Gallops-6/13/2014"
JAMA Internal Medicine Blog, June 13, 2014

"Diabetes treatment cost and use on rapid rise, nearly as rapid as diagnosis trend"
Tech Times, June 11, 2014

"Out-of-pocket costs for insulin rose during the 2000s"
Reuters, June 10, 2014

"Improving outcomes for aortic valve replacement in the USA"
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"
MedPage Today, November 18, 2013

"Rate of Aortic Valve Replacement for Elderly Patients Increased; Outcomes Improved"
Science Daily, November 17, 2013

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

"Decline in hospitalizations for serious heart infection"
Science Daily, September 16, 2013

"Early discharge planning at hospital admission can lower mortality after a heart attack"
AHRQ Research Activities, September 2013

"Hospitals React to HF Drug Risks at Varying Pace"
MedPage Today, August 8, 2013

"All water pills not equally effective against heart failure"
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"
NPR, March 14, 2013

"Publications of clinical trials often delayed by several years"
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

"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

"Marks better on in-hospital cardiac arrest"
MedPage Today, November 14, 2012

"Minute by Minute, the Race to Open a Blocked Artery"
Wall Street Journal, September 10, 2012

"The Fraying Hospital Safety Net"
The New York Times, September 6, 2012

"Circ: Hospitals that perform more, spend more"
Cardiovascular Business, May 15, 2012

"Improved survival rates for mitral valve heart surgery patients"
News.Yale.edu, May 10, 2012

"Hospitals performing expensive heart procedures are more costly for all patients" (Link to Video)
News.Yale.edu, May 10, 2012

"Want to cut health care costs? Start here."
WashingtonPost.com, April 21, 2012

"Heart Attack Survival Varies Widely Among Hospitals, Study Finds"
USNews.com, April 20, 2012

"A Yale clinician ponders the ethics of a seeding trial masquerading as research"
YaleMedicine.Yale.edu, Winter 2012

"Why do cardiologists often pass up safe, low-tech treatments for chest pain?"
WashingtonPost.com, February 6, 2012

"Death Rate Measure Used to Judge Hospital Quality May be Misleading"
ScienceDaily.com, January 3, 2012

"Hospital Transfers for PCI Rarely Fast Enough"
MedPageToday.com, November 28, 2011

"Heart Failure Puts Fewer in Hospital"
Wall Street Journal, October 19, 2011

"Heart Failure Hospitalization Rate Drops 30% in 10 Years"
Cardiobrief.org, October 18, 2011

"Door-to-balloon time closing in on one hour ."
Forbes, August 23, 2011

"Death rates higher for patients in U.S. Territories"
Fox News, June 29, 2011

"Young Investigator Finalists, QCOR 2011"
American Heart Association Science News, May 13, 2011

"Fewer Medicare patients hospitalized for heart trouble"
U.S. News & World Report, May 11, 2011

"Cards need to embrace quality metrics"
CMIO, April 7, 2011

"New cardiovascular outcomes center promotes better patient care"
Yale Office of Public Affairs and Communication, October 7, 2010

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