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Heart failure patients living in low socioeconomic neighborhoods are more likely to be readmitted to the hospital than those in more affluent neighborhoods, according to a new study.
Time of arrival
at hospital impacts
time to treatment
A study released Tuesday shows that heart attack patients who arrive at the hospital during weeknights, weekends and holidays have a 13 percent increased risk of dying compared with those arriving during regular business hours.
The rate of available public information about healthcare and hospitals has gone from a trickle to a steady stream in the last decade.
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