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American Heart Association commits to improving in-hospital cardiac arrest survival through innovative competency improvement solutionFeb 24, 2018
The overall odds of surviving a cardiac arrest in the U.S. could vary by as much as 42 percent between randomly selected hospitals.Read more...
17 Patient groups say proposed rule on short-term insurance plans could leave patients with fewer protections, inadequate coverageFeb 20, 2018
A group of 17 patient and consumer groups issued the following statement on a proposed rule released today by the U.S. Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services that would expand the use of “short-term limited duration” insurance[…]Read more...
President’s budget shortchanges research, prevention and access to care, says American Heart AssociationFeb 20, 2018
The American Heart Association said today that the lack of federal support for research, prevention and health care access in the Trump Administration’s proposed FY2019 budget, if enacted, could have a serious impact on the nation’s heart health.Read more...
Unique role of gender is featured in Circulation journal’s Go Red For Women issue focused on women’s heart healthFeb 19, 2018
Issue Highlights: The second Go Red For Women issue of Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association, features eleven original articles and research letters dedicated to women’s heart health. Topics include cardiovascular aspects of pregnancy and its complications; risk[…]Read more...