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
Authors
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.