Navigation Links
Thomson Healthcare Study Finds That Hospitals Delivering High-Quality Heart Care Are Efficient and Cost Effective, Too
Date:11/19/2007

Results of the Thomson 100 Top Hospitals(R) Cardiovascular Study Are

Announced Today

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- U.S. hospitals that are producing the best clinical outcomes for cardiovascular care also treat heart patients in less time and at a lower cost, according to a study released today by Thomson Healthcare (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC).

The study -- 2007 Thomson 100 Top Hospitals(R): Cardiovascular Benchmarks for Success -- examined the performance of nearly 1,000 U.S. hospitals by analyzing their outcomes for eight measures related to congestive heart failure, heart attacks, coronary artery bypass grafts (CABGs), and percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs), such as angioplasties. A list of the 100 Top Hospitals, based on these results, is available at http://www.100tophospitals.com/winners/cardiowinners.aspx.

If all cardiovascular hospitals achieved the same results as the 100 Top Hospitals award winners, according to the study, more than 7,000 lives would be saved and nearly 750 medical complications would be avoided annually.

The study, in its ninth year, found that the 100 Top Hospitals award winners had:

-- Hospital stays that were 12 percent shorter, on average, than peer

hospitals (5.14 days compared with 5.85 days).

-- Costs that averaged 13 percent -- or about $2,000 -- less per case than

peer hospitals.

There also was a large difference in the volume of heart procedures performed by the cardiovascular award-winning hospitals and their peers. The winning hospitals performed nearly two-thirds more CABGs and PC
'/>"/>

SOURCE Thomson Healthcare
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Thomson Scientific Predicts Nobel Laureates
2. Thomson Scientific Announces BONDplus for Biological Researchers
3. Hospitals Improve Survival Rates While Treating Sicker Patients Thomson Healthcare Study Shows
4. Thomson Scientific Signs Multi-Year Agreement with The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
5. Thomson Healthcare Endorsed as Preferred Vendor of Information Products and Services for Virginia Hospitals
6. Thomson Acquires Prous Science
7. Common Early-Warning Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer Identified in CDC/Thomson Healthcare Study
8. Thomson Scientific Ranks Australian Universities and Research Institutes
9. Thomson Scientific Launches Confessions ... of a User Campaign Asking Are You the New Face of Research?
10. Contract Renewal Extends Thomson Healthcares Long-Standing Relationship with University Hospitals
11. Thomson Healthcare Launches Application That Assesses Physician Performance
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/2/2015)... Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) , ... July 02, 2015 , ... With summer in full swing, ... , Canada is one of the top spots for fishing in the world, and it’s ... and rivers of Ontario, Canada has great fish. , Recreational fishing is a huge ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... , ... As Americans celebrate the Fourth of July outdoors this weekend, local ... rise. July is UV Safety Month, and physicians at American Family Care and AFC ... checks. Experts say most skin cancers can be found early with regular skin exams. ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... 02, 2015 , ... Six months ahead of his 80th birthday, Don Stevenson ... and money for the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA). Stevenson began the walk in ... D.C. by mid-September. He left Glasgow, Mont. yesterday morning and is making his way ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... July 02, 2015 , ... ... Delivery Coalition met for the late June Web-based session, the speakers discussed the ... schemes and managing high-risk patients through coordinated care. , During the session, participants ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... Jeffersonville, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) , ... ... ... nation’s largest e-commerce janitorial supply company , announced today that it ... Commercial Products. The acquisition will make CleanItSupply.com the largest distributor of Rubbermaid ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Local Physicians Warn of Holiday Health Hazards 2Health News:Local Physicians Warn of Holiday Health Hazards 3Health News:Local Physicians Warn of Holiday Health Hazards 4Health News:79-Year-old ‘Pacing Parson’ Passes 1,000-Mile Mark in Cross-Country Walk for Pulmonary Hypertension Association 2Health News:79-Year-old ‘Pacing Parson’ Passes 1,000-Mile Mark in Cross-Country Walk for Pulmonary Hypertension Association 3Health News:ACO Coalition Discusses the Future of Medicare Payments and the Benefits of Providing More Care 2Health News:ACO Coalition Discusses the Future of Medicare Payments and the Benefits of Providing More Care 3Health News:ACO Coalition Discusses the Future of Medicare Payments and the Benefits of Providing More Care 4Health News:CleanItSupply.com Acquires eRubbermaid.com 2
... the risk of heart attack //for people. ,The research, ... Periodontology, say that people with periodontal disease who have suffered ... the ones whose total number of periodontal bacteria in sub ... of the study. Researchers had looked into the gum state ...
... from Filarial infection and some// get grotesque condition called elephantiasis, ... is caused by a pathogen called wuchereria bancrofti, this is ... body’s lymph nodes where they cause the blockage of the ... like the legs or genitalia like the scrotum, penis or ...
... in children of patients with Alzheimers// was thought to be ... might increase the anxiety or depression in children of the ... may not be true. Genetical testing has no effect on ... the participants of the study felt empowered from knowing the ...
... has prohibited the sale and manufacture of the drug// ... under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act. , ,Studies ... found to double the risk of heart attacks and ... ,Although some of the leading pharmaceutical companies have stopped ...
... can successfully detect the changes in the brain // ... Researchers behind the study feel that this may prove ... the brain chemical levels that will get long lasting ... ,Cognitive behavior therapy is a new kind ...
... Early recurrence of thyroid cancer may be detectable using ... ‘Thyroglobin”(Tg) according to a study published by researchers ... and Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. ... 21 online in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Antibiotics help combat dangerous tropical disease 2Health News:Tumour marker for detecting early Recurrence of Thyroid cancer may be soon available 2
(Date:7/2/2015)... , 2. Juli 2015 BGI gab ... in Hongkong vom American College of Pathologists ... ist das erste klinische Next-Generation-Sequencing Labor, das ... CAP-Zertifkat erhält und somit die höchsten Standards ... bestehenden US FDA - 21 CFR Part ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... 2, 2015  The Commission for Certification in ... an organization that represents pharmacists in acute and ... continuing education for recertification of Certified Geriatric Pharmacists.  ... programs for this purpose.  ASHP will join the ... for the CCGP Professional Development Program. ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... , South Korea, July 2, 2015 ALPINION MEDICAL ... new E-CUBE Series ultrasound system. Developed to enhance user ... areas, the E-CUBE 15 EX produces superb image quality. ... performance in women,s health, general imaging, and shared service ... The latest in the renowned E-CUBE Series, the E-CUBE ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BGI erhält Akkreditierung vom College of American Pathologists (CAP) 2Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy Adds ASHP as Professional Development Program Provider 2E-CUBE 15 EX from ALPINION Enhances User Experience and Patient Care 2E-CUBE 15 EX from ALPINION Enhances User Experience and Patient Care 3
... 2011 The Pennsylvania State Police will accept unwanted, expired ... part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. ... is to raise awareness of the problem with prescription-drug ... of unused, unwanted and expired prescription drugs," State Police ...
... SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 26, 2011 The U.S. ... $2 million to support two regional Centers of Excellence ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) The centers, which will ... University, will focus on strengthening science and training needed ...
Cached Medicine Technology:FDA Invests $2 Million in Partnerships Through Centers of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation 2
... Ultra thin wall .90 ... maximum flow rate, 6 mm ... easy insertion through sclerotomy. 3201 ... high pressure PVC tubing to ...
... of compact CO2 systems combines portability with ... accurate laser beam, as well as SuperPulse ... for small operating theatres and are easily ... special contact tips and accessories allows the ...
Ophthalmic Nd Yag Laser with excellent quality optics for clear image and good laser delivery. Compact and light-weight for portability....
The first daily disposable lens for presbyopia....
Medicine Products: