Cardiology News


Resting Heart Rate Predicts Renal Outcomes in High-Risk Patients

Resting Heart Rate Predicts Renal Outcomes in High-Risk Patients

For patients with cardiovascular disease, RHR predicts individual outcome and their combination

Digital Self-Scheduling Set to Increase Considerably by 2019

Digital Self-Scheduling Set to Increase Considerably by 2019

By the end of 2019, 64 percent of patients expected to book appointments online

Hypoglycemia Ups Cardio Events, Mortality for Insulin-Treated

Hypoglycemia Ups Cardio Events, Mortality for Insulin-Treated

Increased risk of cardiovascular events, mortality for insulin-treated patients with type 1, 2 diabetes

Hospital Staff Say 'Crisis Mode' Obstructs Communication

Hospital Staff Say 'Crisis Mode' Obstructs Communication

Workers who perceive high stress at work think it interferes with exchange of patient information

Outcomes Best for Early Enrollment in Cardiac Rehab

Outcomes Best for Early Enrollment in Cardiac Rehab

Patients should initiate cardiac rehabilitation within 15 days of the index event

Yoga Heart Health Benefits Similar to Brisk Walking

Yoga Heart Health Benefits Similar to Brisk Walking

Those who took yoga classes saw improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol, weight.

Challenges ID'd in Development of the Physician Compare Website

Challenges ID'd in Development of the Physician Compare Website

Challenges include lack of standardization, methods to adjust for illness severity, demographics

Doctors Not Providing Sexual Counseling for Heart Patients

Doctors Not Providing Sexual Counseling for Heart Patients

Study of younger patients finds they often get misinformation.

Support for Electronic Health Information Varies With Use

Support for Electronic Health Information Varies With Use

Most support for research use when consent is obtained; least for marketing use without consent.

Direct Oral Anticoagulants Have Distinct Bleeding Profiles

Direct Oral Anticoagulants Have Distinct Bleeding Profiles

Reductions in bleeding in some cases, including patients with a-fib; increase in GI bleeding.

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