Where You're Treated for Heart Attack Matters

April 30, 2015 1:00 PM

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THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heart attack patients live longer if they're treated at high-performing hospitals -- those with lower 30-day death rates, a new study indicates.

Hospitals are often rated based on the percentage of heart attack patients who die within 30 days of admission, the researchers noted. Hospitals with high 30-day death rates are considered low-performing, explained the researchers led by Dr. Emily Bucholz, of Yale University's Schools of Medicine an...

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