of Cardiac Data Solutions. "While we still need to understand
the factors contributing to performance among hospitals and various patient
populations, this study reinforces that CABG patients, especially women, would
benefit from performance ratings based on lives saved and being treated at top
The article also noted that the difference in relative mortality rates
between the highest and lowest performing hospitals is greater than the
reduction in mortality rates seen over the past ten years as the result of
clinical advances in CABG surgery.
Hospital administrators and chief medical officers interested in how their
hospitals ranked are invited to send their name, title and facility name to
The lead researchers for the study were Steven D. Culler, PhD, associate
professor, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, and April W.
Simon, MSN, president, Cardiac Data Solutions. Other researchers included:
Phillip Brown, MD, cardiovascular surgeon (retired) and past chairman,
Department of Surgery, Centennial Medical Center; Aaron Kugelmass, M.D.,
director of Cardiac Catheterization at Henry Ford Hospital; Matthew R.
Reynolds, MD, electrophysiologist and director, Economics and Quality of Life
Core Lab, Harvard Clinical Research Institute; and Kimberly J Rask, MD, PhD,
research associate professor and director, Emory Center on Health Outcomes and
Quality, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University.
About Cardiac Data Solutions, Inc. (CDS)
Founded in 1999, Cardiac Data Solutions, Inc. (CDS) provides consultation
services, data analysis, clinical benchmarks, management tools, research
support services and leadership trainin
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