Lauren Biscaldi

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How Has the Medicaid Expansion Affected Patients Hospitalized With Acute MI?

How Has the Medicaid Expansion Affected Patients Hospitalized With Acute MI?

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While recent Medicaid expansion has reduced uninsured rates among patients with AMI, it has not improved quality of care or patient outcomes.

Happy Holidays? Christmas, Midsummer Holidays Linked to Increased MI Risk

Happy Holidays? Christmas, Midsummer Holidays Linked to Increased MI Risk

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Researchers examined the relationship between Christmas, New Year's, sporting events, and myocardial infarction.

First-in-Human Telerobotic Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Successful

First-in-Human Telerobotic Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Successful

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The first telerobotic percutaneous coronary intervention was conducted using CorPath telerobotic technology.

ACC: Smoking Cessation Expert Decision Pathway Emphasizes Team-Based Support

ACC: Smoking Cessation Expert Decision Pathway Emphasizes Team-Based Support

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The ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway provides guidance to clinicians who treat patients with cardiovascular disease who are also smokers.

AHA Expresses Concern Over Latest Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Guidance

AHA Expresses Concern Over Latest Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Guidance

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More than 25 professional medical and patient advocacy organizations are in opposition to the Trump Administration's latest effort to undermine the Affordable Care Act.

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