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[Cardiovascular Business, June 24, 2014]   Telehealth offers a way to expand outreach and simultaneously improve population health. And for a cardiology enterprise, it might not be as expensive you think, according to the director of telehealth and telecardiology at the Minneapolis Heart Institute , part of Allina Health .
June 25, 2014
[Cardiovascular Business, July 20, 2011]   Integrating therapeutic hypothermia (TH) protocols into a regional STEMI network can be an effective rescue therapy for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) that can help improve survival, according to a study published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. In fact, researchers from the Minneapolis Heart Institute (MHI) found that after integration of the protocol, 56 percent of these patients survived to hospital discharge.
July 26, 2011
[Cardiovascular Business, September 10, 2010]   Therapeutic hypothermia helps reduce neurologic deficits in those resuscitated from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. However, many questions remain regarding optimal delivery.
September 13, 2010
[Cardiovascular Business, July 26, 2010]   In-hospital mortality rates for patients diagnosed with aortic dissection are high at 26 percent, according to a study published in this month's Circulation : Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Implementing quality improvement protocols and a multidisciplinary approach to treat this condition can result in a 43 percent reduction in mortality and improve delays in care by almost two hours, the study’s lead author Kevin M.
July 27, 2010
[Cardiovascular Business, March 11, 2010]   Slightly more than one-third of patients without known disease, who underwent elective cardiac catheterization, had obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) out of nearly 400,000 patients at 663 sites, based on study findings published March 11 in the New England Journal of Medicine. However, in an interview, Timothy D.
March 11, 2010