Insurers in Quest of the Perfect Heart Attack Definition
Insurers should be concerned when challenged to use the clinical definition of a heart attack. There is more to a diagnosis than the definition. Navigating the conflict between clinical medicine and a contract wording is complex but can be solved.
Diabetes Increases Mortality Risk After Acute Myocardial Infarction
Patients with diabetes are much more likely to die after an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) than patients without diabetes, according to a study published online June 15 in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
The Way to the Heart Is Up the Nose – Cardiovascular Effects of Cocaine (Gen Re)
The recreational use of cocaine was once thought to be the preserve of rock stars but tumbling prices and opportunities to buy it online have broadened its use.