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
Radiology Workforce Outlook for 2017
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
HerzstiftungOlten is a local foundation connected to the Swiss Heart Foundation. I initiated the foundation of the Herzstiftung Olten 25 years ago. I realised, that a national organisation has difficulty to reach people on the ground. National heart foundations are usually supporting cardiovascular research and besides are active in making national... Read more
A gynaecardiologist means a cardiologist for women. I want better cardiovascular healthcare for females, but I also want a better position for female cardiologists. In the U.S. and many other countries the position of a female cardiologist is still very inferior compared to the male. I know that female cardiologists are more interested in the subject... Read more
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
Pursuing a Culture of Safety: The Importance of Self-Regulation
Professional self-regulation is effective when dealing with staff with... Read more
Transforming Measurement into Understanding: Quantitative Bedside Decision Support
Intensivists today are faced with a growing deluge of quantitative data,... Read more