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US Cardiology Volume 9 - Issue 1 - Spring 2012

In this latest issue – Volume 9 Issue 1 – Larry A Allen, MD and John S Rumsfeld, MD contribute an article entitled ‘The Hospital to Home Quality Improvement Initiative’ which was launched in 2009 by the American College of Cardiology and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. The program focuses on three main concepts: patient understanding of, and access to, medications; routine early follow-up with a healthcare provider following discharge; and comprehension of signs and symptoms that require medical attention, and finally how to seek urgent care in a timely manner. Elsewhere, Todd M Brown, MD and Melody Sherwood, MD review the role of cardiac rehabiliation in heart failure patients.

Matthew J Budoff,
Citation: US Cardiology 2012;9(1):10
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Hospital to Home

Larry A Allen, John S Rumsfeld,
Citation: US Cardiology 2012;9(1):12-5
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Hypertension

William L Baker, William B White,
Citation: US Cardiology 2012;9(1):16-21
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Maria Teresa La Rovere, Roberto Maestri,
Citation: US Cardiology 2012;9(1):22-5
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Diabetes Mellitus

Carrie Eshelbrenner, Karina Vasquez,
Citation: US Cardiology 2012;9(1):26-9
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Echocardiography

Harshal Patil, Michael L Main,
Citation: US Cardiology 2012;9(1):35-9
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Amer M Johri, Matthew I Crerar,
Citation: US Cardiology 2012;9(1):40-2
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Arrhythmia

Steven Zweibel, Melissa Trelfa,
Citation: US Cardiology 2012;9(1):43-6
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Soraya M Samii, Javier E Banchs,
Citation: US Cardiology 2012;9(1):47–52
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Heart Failure

Sitaramesh Emani, William T Abraham,
Citation: US Cardiology 2012;9(1):53-6
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Gina G Mentzer, Alex J Auseon,
Citation: US Cardiology 2012;9(1):57-60
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Melody Sherwood, Todd M Brown,
Citation: US Cardiology 2012;9(1):61-5
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Initiatives and Standards

Nathan T Glusenkamp, William J Oetgen,
Citation: US Cardiology 2012;9(1):66-70
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