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July 2013

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Home Care May Reduce Risk of Hospital Re-Admission Following a Heart Attack…

Posted: 7/23/2013 1:03 PM by Interim HealthCare

The American Heart Association released a study showing that “Heart attack or heart failure patients may have a high risk of death or re-admission for a month or longer after leaving the hospital.”  The study, released on May 16, 2013, states that 70.3 percent of heart failure patients were re-hospitalized within the first year and 41.8 percent died. Patients who suffered heart...

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