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Science News from QCOR 2015

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Quality of Care and Outcomes Research 2015 Scientific Sessions

Highlighted below is just a small sampling of the exclusive science submitted for Quality of Care and Outcomes Research 2015 Scientific Sessions.

Organizational Culture Change to Reduce 30-day Mortality in Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Mixed Methods Study (new window)
Leslie A Curry | Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT
Differences in Cardiovascular Health: Why Hispanic Women Fare Better Then Non Hispanic Women: The Baptist Health South Florida Employee Study (new window)
Emir Veledar | Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, FL
Cumulative Negative Life Events and Risk of Myocardial Infarction: The Women’s Health Study (new window)
Julius S Ngwa | Howard University, Washington, DC
Decade Long Trends (1999 - 2009) in Pre-hospital Delay and Short-term Mortality in Patients Hospitalized for Acute Myocardial Infarction - The Worcester Heart Attack Study (new window)
Nathaniel Erskine | University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Acute Cardiac Care in China: A Needs Assessment (new window)
Marie Ng | Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle, WA
Vitamin D3 Repletion Improves Heart Failure Patient Quality of Life and Neurohormonal Indices (new window)
Heidi Moretti | Providence Saint Patrick Hospital, Missoula, MT
Patient and Physician Discordance in Reporting Symptoms of Angina: Insights from the Angina Prevalence and Provider Evaluation of Angina Relief (APPEAR) Study (new window)
Ali Shafiq | St Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, UMKC, Kansas City, KS
Compliance With Risk Factor Optimization and Medical Therapy in Patients With Peripheral Vascular Disease (Peripheral Artery and Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease) Compared to Ischemic Heart Disease (new window)
Ravi S Hira | Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Racial Disparities in Clinical Outcomes and Resource Utilization in Acute Ischemic Stroke Hospitalizations in the United States: Results from the 2012 National Inpatient Sample (new window)
Nilay Kumar | Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA
Variation in the Use of Guideline-directed Medications Prior to Cardiac Defibrillator Implantation (new window)
Gregory Roth | University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Determinants of Adequate Blood Pressure Control in Stroke Patients Post-Discharge (new window)
Laura Bishop | Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Incidence and Predictors of Cognitive Decline in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices (new window)
Timothy J Fendler, St. Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, MO
Life Expectancy and Years of Life Lost by Patients Admitted to High and Low Performing Hospitals (new window)
Emily M Bucholz, Yale University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, New Haven, CT
Impact of Financial Incentives on Variation in Use of Cardiac Imaging Tests (new window)
Vinay Kini, Fenton McCarthy, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Different Impacts of Time From Collapse to First Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on Outcomes After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Adults by First Documented Rhythm (new window)
Masahiko Hara, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
Heart Failure Patients Hospitalized with Bacterial Infections: A Nationwide Analysis of Concomitant Clostridium Difficile Infection Rates and In-Hospital Mortality (new window)
Petra Mamic, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA


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