February 2021

Implementation of Early Follow-up Care After Heart Failure Hospitalization

February 04, 2021


An early heart failure follow-up intervention succeeded in increasing referral to and completion of cardiology appointments within 7 days of discharge. The intervention was associated with lower risk of 30-day all-cause emergency department visits, all-cause hospitalizations, or death.

Why Even the Threat of a Twindemic Isn’t Swaying the Most Vulnerable: Black Women

November 24, 2020


The fall season was accompanied by an urgent warning from the CDC of an impending “twindemic” of coronavirus disease 2019 and influenza. Despite the warnings, Black women are not lining up for vaccinations.

Patient Experience After Modifying Visit Delivery During the COVID-19 Pandemic

November 23, 2020


Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was associated with immediate weekly visit trend decreases for overall, primary care, and specialty care with long-term recovery trends; transformation to virtual visits; and increasing long-term trends for meeting patient scheduling and visit needs.