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This Mother's Day, breast health advocates’ daughters share how their moms have inspired them.

#MothersDay #MothersDay2019 #BreastCancerAwareness #breastcancer #HealthCare #GEHealth

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When a mammogram missed Jacquelyn’s breast cancer due to her dense breast tissue, she learned about this technology

#BreastCancerAwareness #breastcancer #mammography #mammogram #technology #HealthCare #GEHealth

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A 1,000-square-foot medical clinic in the Andes Mountains is transforming rural healthcare

In the mountains of #Peru, a husband and wife run a #Quechuan-speaking center where patients pay what they can and are never turned away due to a lack of resources

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Two noteworthy findings by Wang @rkwadhera @DLBHATTMD in @JAMACardio:
1) Hospitals in the @usnews top 50 have better mortality rates than other hospitals in AMI, CABG & HF. Better HCAHPS, too. Not too surprising, but certainly reassuring.
2) But...
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2) But those same top hospitals do no better than others on readmission.

Why? Well, we have to ask ourselves whether readmission is a valid indicator of quality. And if it is, is it valid in all patient cohorts, or only certain ones?
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As Wang @rkwadhera @DLBHATTMD understatedly write:

“The observed discrepancy between readmissions and other performance measures raises concern that readmissions may not be an adequate metric of hospital care quality.”
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