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    • Clinical Prediction Model Suitable for Assessing Hospital Quality for Patients Undergoing Carotid Endarterectomy 

      Wimmer, Neil J.; Spertus, John A.; Kennedy, Kevin F.; Anderson, H. Vernon; Curtis, Jeptha P.; Weintraub, William S.; Singh, Mandeep; Rumsfeld, John S.; Masoudi, Frederick A.; Yeh, Robert W. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2014)
      Background: Assessing hospital quality in the performance of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) requires appropriate risk adjustment across hospitals with varying case mixes. The aim of this study was to develop and validate a ...
    • Clinical Preventability of 30‐Day Readmission After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention 

      Wasfy, Jason H.; Strom, Jordan B.; Waldo, Stephen W.; O'Brien, Cashel; Wimmer, Neil J.; Zai, Adrian H.; Luttrell, Jennifer; Spertus, John A.; Kennedy, Kevin F.; Normand, Sharon‐Lise T.; Mauri, Laura; Yeh, Robert W. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2014)
      Background: Early readmission after PCI is an important contributor to healthcare expenditures and a target for performance measurement. The extent to which 30‐day readmissions after PCI are preventable is unknown yet ...
    • Risk‐Treatment Paradox in the Selection of Transradial Access for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention 

      Wimmer, Neil J.; Resnic, Frederic S.; Mauri, Laura; Matheny, Michael E.; Piemonte, Thomas C.; Pomerantsev, Eugene; Ho, Kalon K. L.; Robbins, Susan L.; Waldman, Howard M.; Yeh, Robert W. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2013)
      Background: Access site complications contribute to morbidity and mortality during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Transradial arterial access significantly lowers the risk of access site complications compared ...