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Life after transplant: Patients now more likely to live – and live well

Life after transplant: Patients now more likely to live – and live well

 

If not for a heart transplant, Drew Wilson would have been dead last fall.

Readmission penalties don’t correlate to heart attack outcomes

Readmission penalties don’t correlate to heart attack outcomes

 

A program that penalizes hospitals for high early readmission rates of heart attack patients may be unfairly penalizing hospitals that serve a large proportion of African-Americans and those with more severe illness, a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers suggests.