, Hospitals Acute Myocardial Infarction and Congestive Heart Failure Outcomes at Specialty Cardiac

@inproceedings{NallamothuHA,
  title={, Hospitals Acute Myocardial Infarction and Congestive Heart Failure Outcomes at Specialty Cardiac},
  author={Brahmajee K. Nallamothu and Yongfei Wang and Peter Cram and John D. Birkmeyer and Joseph S Ross and Sharon-Lise T. Normand and Harlan M. Krumholz}
}
Background—Outcomes of patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and congestive heart failure (CHF) at specialty cardiac hospitals are uncertain. Methods and Results—From 2003 Medicare data, we used hierarchical regression to calculate 30-day standardized mortality ratios and risk-standardized mortality rates for AMI and CHF at 16 cardiac and 121 peer… CONTINUE READING