High STEMI Readmission Rate in US Linked to Shorter Hospital Stays

STEMI (ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction) patients in the US are more likely to be readmitted to the hospital within 30 days compared to patients outside the US, but this difference loses significance when length of stay (LOS) is taken into account, according to a new study published in JAMA.  Robb Cociol and colleagues analyzed data from 5,745 STEMI…

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