National Patterns of Risk-Standardized Mortality and Readmission for Acute Myocardial Infarction and Heart Failure

Publisher: Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, vol. 3, issue 5
Sep 30, 2010
Susannah Bernheim, Jacqueline Grady, Zhenqiu Lin, Yun Wang, Yongfei Wang, Shantal Savage, Kanchana Bhat, Joseph Ross, Mayur Desai, Angela Merrill, Lein Han, Michael Rapp, Elizabeth Drye, Sharon-Lise Normand, and Harlan Krumholz
This article provides a national perspective on hospital performance for 30-day risk-standardized mortality rates and risk-standardized readmission rates for patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction and heart failure.