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Low mobility predicts hospital readmission in older heart attack patients

Under the threat of financial penalty, hospitals are always on the lookout for ways to reduce their 30-day readmissions. For heart attack patients in particular,conducting a simple mobility test might be the best means of forecasting which patients are likely to return. Close to 20 percent of elderly adults who have suffered a heart attack… Read More »

Radiology Firing Line | Meet the Patients

By SAURABH JHA  Should Radiologists talk with Patients? In this episode of Radiology Firing Line Podcast, Ian Amber MD, assistant professor of radiology at Georgetown University advocates for patient interaction. Listen to our conversation here. Saurabh Jha is a contributing editor to THCB and host of Radiology Firing Line Podcast of the Journal of American… Read More »