Lower the Likelihood of Rehospitalization

After a heart attack or heart procedure, there are four things you can do to help avoid another hospital stay.


After a heart attack or revascularization procedure, it will be necessary for you to spend several days in the hospital. During this time, medical professionals familiar with the complexities of heart disease will monitor you closely to ensure your condition is stable before you are discharged. It’s in no one’s best interests to discharge patients before it is safe to do so. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services penalizes hospitals with high readmission rates, which they consider a sign of poor or inconsistent quality of care.

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