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Physicians who do not certify more likely to receive disciplinary actions

April 28, 2016

An analysis of data sets found that 95% of internal medicine residents achieve certification through the American Board of Internal Medicine, according to findings published in Academic Medicine.

Rebecca S. Lipner, PhD, senior vice president of assessment and research for the ABIM, and colleagues reported that the remaining 5% of physicians were more likely to receive disciplinary actions from state medical board.

Abbott to acquire St. Jude Medical

April 28, 2016
Abbott announced that it will acquire St. Jude Medical in an effort to enhance its global scale and diversify its portfolio.With the acquisition, Abbott will become a…
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Home monitoring program benefits children after Norwood palliation

April 28, 2016
CHICAGO — Use of an interdisciplinary single-ventricle task force team employing home monitoring in the care of children with congenital heart disease after…
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Scientific statement addresses knowledge gaps in CV care of older adults

April 28, 2016
In a recent scientific statement, the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology and the American Geriatrics Society called for a multitude of large…
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PEGASUS-TIMI 54: Long-term ticagrelor benefits patients with history of MI, diabetes, PAD

April 28, 2016
CHICAGO — Two subanalyses of the PEGASUS-TIMI 54 study of stable patients with prior MI showed that ticagrelor reduced major adverse CV events in patients with a…
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The Patient With Atrial Fibrillation

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Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of tachyarrhythmia and is characterized by disorganization of the heart’s…
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VIDEO: HEART Score displays real-world success in stratifying ACS risk, could curb resource use

April 25, 2016
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VIDEO: Expert discusses ‘landmark’ TAVR trials

April 20, 2016
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