Hospitalisation for Heart Attack, Heart Failure: Lower Risk of Death, Higher Readmission Rate
Among older men with heart attack, heart failure or pneumonia, hospitalisation at Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals was associated with lower 30-day... Read more
Cardiac Rehab Programmes: Women-only or Mixed-sex?
Despite the fact that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for women globally and women who have an acute coronary heart event... Read more
Preventing Heart Disease in Women - Which Guidelines?
Nanette K. Wenger, MD, Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) Emeritus, Emory University School of Medicine (Atlanta, GA), has published a clear... Read more
Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery
Like any other job, entering the field of cardiology requires academic experience and intensive training. Despite how simple it sounds, becoming a cardiologist is in fact, not an easy task. It may be tough to get your foot in the door and it is indeed, a long process but with hard work and dedication, you’ll get there in the end. If you aspire to be... Read more
From Italy to Spain, there are a great deal of cardiology conferences taking place around the globe this year. Renowned cardiologists and specialists in the heart sector are gathering together at some of the most exciting events of the year. There may be many events to look forward to, but as we all know, it is virtually impossible to attend them all.... Read more
Q&A with Dr. Ellen T. RocheA customisable “soft robot” has been developed by Harvard University and Boston’s Children Hospital that could open new treatment methods for failing hearts. Unlike currently available devices such as ventricular assist devices (VADs), the soft robot has no direct contact with blood. The sleeve wraps around the heart and... Read more
Embracing Safety as a Science: We Need to Tell New Stories
Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM, is Director, Armstrong Institute for Patient... Read more