2016 Article Archives

CMS Final Rules Strip Down Meaningful Use

Feb 15, 2016 at 03:24 pm by steve

In October, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a massive change to their Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs, better known as Meaningful.... Read More

Booker at Home in Hospital or at Rodeo

Feb 15, 2016 at 03:24 pm by steve

A lot can happen in eight seconds. For a bull rider, those eight seconds can send the most skilled on a trajectory of success or the least fortunate on to the nearest stretche.... Read More

New Study Evaluates Best Practice for Treating Carotid Stenosis

Feb 15, 2016 at 03:24 pm by steve

The landmark study, National Institutes of Health (NIH) CREST, compares carotid stenting (CAS) and carotid endarterectomy (CEA) for treating carotid stenosis. Investigators ar.... Read More

The Key to a Woman’s Heart

Feb 15, 2016 at 03:24 pm by steve

While more people are aware that heart disease can be different in women than in men, we also need to understand what these differences mean to a woman’s risk of develop.... Read More

Mending Fragile Hearts with Mitraclip®

Feb 15, 2016 at 03:24 pm by steve

When mitral regurgitation begins to burden the heart, surgery can be very successful in repairing a leaky valve. But how do you help patients whose health is too fragile to r.... Read More

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