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Body mass index and outcomes of cardiac resynchronization with implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy in older patients with heart failure.

Eur J Heart Fail 2019 Sep 29;21(9):1093-1102. Epub 2019 Jul 29.

Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center, Ronald Reagan-UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejhf.1552DOI Listing
September 2019

Association Between Current and Future Annual Hospital Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Mortality Rates.

JAMA Cardiol 2019 Sep 18:1-8. Epub 2019 Sep 18.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2019.3221DOI Listing
September 2019

Comparing the Barriers and Facilitators of Heart Failure Management as Perceived by Patients, Caregivers, and Clinical Providers.

J Cardiovasc Nurs 2019 Sep/Oct;34(5):399-409

Ranak B. Trivedi, PhD Core Investigator, Center for Innovation to Implementation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto; and Assistant Professor, Division of Public Mental Health and Population Sciences, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, California. Cindie Slightam, MPH Research Health Science Specialist, Center for Innovation to Implementation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California. Andrea Nevedal, PhD Core Investigator, Center for Innovation to Implementation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California. Timothy C. Guetterman, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Vincent S. Fan, MD, MPH Core Investigator, Seattle-Denver Center of Innovation, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington; and Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle. Karin M. Nelson, MD, MSHS Core Investigator, Seattle-Denver Center of Innovation, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington; and Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle. Ann-Marie Rosland, MD Core Investigator, Center for Health Equity, VA Pittsburgh Health Care System; and Associate Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania. Paul A. Heidenreich, MD Core Investigator, Center for Innovation to Implementation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System; and Professor, Division of Cardiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, California. Christine Timko, PhD Research Career Scientist, Center for Innovation to Implementation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, California. Steven M. Asch, MD, MPH Director, Center for Innovation to Implementation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System; and Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, California. John D. Piette, PhD Senior Research Career Scientist, Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Health Care System, Michigan; and Director, Center for Managing Chronic Disease, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JCN.0000000000000591DOI Listing
August 2019

Patient-Reported Outcomes: The Future of Heart Failure Care.

JACC Heart Fail 2019 Aug 1. Epub 2019 Aug 1.

Medical Service, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2019.06.006DOI Listing
August 2019

Site Variation and Outcomes for Antithrombotic Therapy in Atrial Fibrillation Patients After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.

Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2019 Aug 16;12(8):e007604. Epub 2019 Aug 16.

Department of Medicine (P.A.H., A.C.P., G.C.L., R.A.H., M.P.T.), Stanford University School of Medicine, CA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.118.007604DOI Listing
August 2019

2019 AHA/ACC/HRS Focused Update of the 2014 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society in Collaboration With the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

Circulation 2019 Jul 28;140(2):e125-e151. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

Writing group members are required to recuse themselves from voting on sections to which their specific relationships with industry may apply; see Appendix 1 for detailed information. †HRS Representative. ‡ACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines Liaison. §STS Representative. ‖ACC/AHA Representative. ¶ACC/AHA Task Force on Performance Measures Representative.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000665DOI Listing
July 2019

Association Between Heart Failure and Postoperative Mortality Among Patients Undergoing Ambulatory Noncardiac Surgery.

JAMA Surg 2019 Jul 10. Epub 2019 Jul 10.

Division of General Surgery, Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Palo Alto, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2110DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6624813PMC
July 2019

2018 AHA/ACC/AACVPR/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/ADA/AGS/APhA/ASPC/NLA/PCNA Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Circulation 2019 Jun 10;139(25):e1046-e1081. Epub 2018 Nov 10.

ACC/AHA Representative. †AACVPR Representative. ‡ACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines Liaison. §Prevention Subcommittee Liaison. ‖PCNA Representative. ¶AAPA Representative. **AGS Representative. ††ADA Representative. ‡‡PM Representative. §§ACPM Representative. ‖‖NLA Representative. ¶¶APhA Representative. ***ASPC Representative. †††ABC Representative.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000624DOI Listing
June 2019

2018 AHA/ACC/AACVPR/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/ADA/AGS/APhA/ASPC/NLA/PCNA Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Circulation 2019 Jun 10;139(25):e1082-e1143. Epub 2018 Nov 10.

ACC/AHA Representative. †AACVPR Representative. ‡ACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines Liaison. §Prevention Subcommittee Liaison. ‖PCNA Representative. ¶AAPA Representative. **AGS Representative. ††ADA Representative. ‡‡PM Representative. §§ACPM Representative. ‖‖NLA Representative. ¶¶APhA Representative. ***ASPC Representative. †††ABC Representative.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000625DOI Listing
June 2019

Accuracy of Administrative Coding to Identify Reduced and Preserved Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction.

J Card Fail 2019 Jun 10;25(6):486-489. Epub 2019 Feb 10.

Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2019.01.019DOI Listing
June 2019

Studies Evaluating Statin Adherence and Outcome Should Adjust for Smoking Persistence and Antiplatelet Treatment Discontinuation-Reply.

JAMA Cardiol 2019 Jun 26. Epub 2019 Jun 26.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2019.1969DOI Listing
June 2019

Long-term outcomes for heart failure patients with and without diabetes: From the Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Registry.

Am Heart J 2019 May 27;211:1-10. Epub 2019 Jan 27.

Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center, University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2019.01.006DOI Listing
May 2019

Comparison of the change in heart failure readmission and mortality rates between hospitals subject to hospital readmission reduction program penalties and critical access hospitals.

Am Heart J 2019 Mar 7;209:63-67. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA; Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2018.12.002DOI Listing
March 2019

Observational Outcomes or Use of Guideline Recommended Treatments?: Which Demonstrates Better Care?

JAMA Cardiol 2019 Mar;4(3):271-272

Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0050DOI Listing
March 2019

Secular trends in success rate of catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation: The SMASH-AF cohort.

Am Heart J 2019 Feb 29;208:110-119. Epub 2018 Oct 29.

Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA; Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA; Center for Digital Health, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2018.10.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6485258PMC
February 2019

Glycated Hemoglobin and Outcomes of Heart Failure (from Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure).

Am J Cardiol 2019 Feb 3;123(4):618-626. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Division of Cardiology, Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center, University of California, Los Angeles, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.11.023DOI Listing
February 2019

Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction and Diabetes: JACC State-of-the-Art Review.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 Feb;73(5):602-611

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina; Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.11.033DOI Listing
February 2019

Patient vs provider perspectives of 30-day hospital readmissions.

BMJ Open Qual 2019 7;8(1):e000264. Epub 2019 Jan 7.

Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjoq-2017-000264DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6327873PMC
January 2019

The American Heart Association Heart Failure Summit, Bethesda, April 12, 2017.

Circ Heart Fail 2018 10;11(10):e004957

Department of Cardiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Einstein Heart and Vascular Institute, Bronx, New York (I.L.P.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.118.004957DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6211812PMC
October 2018

Frequency of Statin Use in Patients With Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol ≥190 mg/dl from the Veterans Affairs Health System.

Am J Cardiol 2018 09 7;122(5):756-761. Epub 2018 Jun 7.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, California; Veterans Affairs Health System, Palo Alto, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.05.008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6538561PMC
September 2018

Validity of Performance and Outcome Measures for Heart Failure.

Circ Heart Fail 2018 09;11(9):e005035

Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, CA (J. Patel, A.S., J. Parizo, Y.M., P.A.H.).

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https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.118
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.118.005035DOI Listing
September 2018

Patient and facility variation in costs of catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2018 08 22;29(8):1081-1088. Epub 2018 Jun 22.

Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jce.13655DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6469652PMC
August 2018

Diabetes and long-term outcomes of ischaemic stroke: findings from Get With The Guidelines-Stroke.

Eur Heart J 2018 Jul;39(25):2376-2386

Division of Cardiology/Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center, University of California, 10833 LeConte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehy036DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6031049PMC
July 2018

In Pursuit of Better Measures of Quality of Care.

JAMA Cardiol 2018 07;3(7):553-554

VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1204DOI Listing
July 2018

US Department of Justice Investigations of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators and Quality Improvement in Health Care.

JAMA 2018 07;320(1):40-42

Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2018.8514DOI Listing
July 2018

A Validated Risk Model for 30-Day Readmission for Heart Failure.

Stud Health Technol Inform 2017 ;245:506-510

Veterans Health Administration, Palo Alto, California, USA.

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June 2018

Racial Differences in Quality of Care and Outcomes After Acute Coronary Syndrome.

Am J Cardiol 2018 06 13;121(12):1489-1495. Epub 2018 Mar 13.

Stanford University School of Medicine/Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford, California; VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.02.036DOI Listing
June 2018

Home-Time After Discharge Among Patients Hospitalized With Heart Failure.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2018 06;71(23):2643-2652

Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina; Department of Population Health Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.03.517DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6742493PMC
June 2018

Medicare Expenditures by Race/Ethnicity After Hospitalization for Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction.

JACC Heart Fail 2018 May 11;6(5):388-397. Epub 2018 Apr 11.

Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center, University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2017.12.007DOI Listing
May 2018

The interaction between rural/urban status and dual use status among veterans with heart failure.

Rural Remote Health 2018 05 10;18(2):4495. Epub 2018 May 10.

Charleston Health Equity and Rural Outreach Innovation Center (HEROIC), 109 Bee Street, MSC 151, Charleston, SC 29401, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.22605/RRH4495DOI Listing
May 2018

Heart failure management with ambulatory pulmonary artery pressure monitoring.

Trends Cardiovasc Med 2018 04 15;28(3):212-219. Epub 2017 Sep 15.

Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA; Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S10501738173014
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tcm.2017.09.002DOI Listing
April 2018

Association Between Hospital Volume, Processes of Care, and Outcomes in Patients Admitted With Heart Failure: Insights From Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure.

Circulation 2018 04 29;137(16):1661-1670. Epub 2018 Jan 29.

Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart & Vascular Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (D.L.B.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.028077DOI Listing
April 2018

Early Ambulation Among Hospitalized Heart Failure Patients Is Associated With Reduced Length of Stay and 30-Day Readmissions.

Circ Heart Fail 2018 04;11(4):e004634

Smith Cardiovascular Outcomes Center, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA (L.M.F.). Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC (X.Z., A.D.D., A.F.H.). Department of Medicine, Stanford Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA (P.A.H.). Northwestern University, Chicago, IL (C.W.Y.). Division of Cardiology, Ronald Reagan-UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA (G.C.F.). Advanced Heart Failure and Mechanical Circulatory Support, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester (R.D.K.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.117.004634DOI Listing
April 2018

National Trends of Hospital Performance in Acute Myocardial Infarction Care: Department of Veterans Affairs, 2011-2014.

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2018 04;11(4):e004282

VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Denver (P.L.H., E.C.G., J.J., D.M., C.R.L., G.K.G., P.M.H.). Department of Medicine (P.L.H., V.K., J.J., D.M., C.R.L., P.M.H.) and Department of Biostatistics and Informatics (E.C.G., G.K.G.), University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora. VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA (C.-F.L.). Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle (C.-F.L.). VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA (P.A.H.). Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (T.M.M.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.117.004282DOI Listing
April 2018

Heart Failure With Preserved, Borderline, and Reduced Ejection Fraction: 5-Year Outcomes.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2017 11 12;70(20):2476-2486. Epub 2017 Nov 12.

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology/Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2017.08.074DOI Listing
November 2017

A Randomized Trial of Reminders of Past High BNP to Increase Measurement of LVEF.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2017 10 18;10(10 Pt A):1203-1204. Epub 2017 Jan 18.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2016.09.026DOI Listing
October 2017

Age Differences in Hospital Mortality for Acute Myocardial Infarction: Implications for Hospital Profiling.

Ann Intern Med 2017 Oct 26;167(8):555-564. Epub 2017 Sep 26.

From Clover Health, Jersey City, New Jersey; Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation, Yale New Haven Health, and Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, Colorado; University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and American Heart Association, Dallas, Texas; Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California; Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, California; Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; and American College of Cardiology, Washington, DC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/M16-2871DOI Listing
October 2017

Clinical Effectiveness of Hydralazine-Isosorbide Dinitrate in African-American Patients With Heart Failure.

JACC Heart Fail 2017 09 12;5(9):632-639. Epub 2017 Jul 12.

Division of Cardiology, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System, Palo Alto, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2017.04.008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5581201PMC
September 2017

Automating Guidelines for Clinical Decision Support: Knowledge Engineering and Implementation.

AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2016 10;2016:1189-1198. Epub 2017 Feb 10.

VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA;; Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5333329PMC
August 2017

Automating Performance Measures and Clinical Practice Guidelines: Differences and Complementarities.

AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2016 10;2016:1199-1208. Epub 2017 Feb 10.

Stanford University, Stanford, CA; VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5333302PMC
August 2017

Intensity of Statin Treatment and Mortality-Reply.

JAMA Cardiol 2017 08;2(8):928-929

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2017.0549DOI Listing
August 2017

Race/Ethnic Differences in Outcomes Among Hospitalized Medicare Patients With Heart Failure and Preserved Ejection Fraction.

JACC Heart Fail 2017 07 10;5(7):483-493. Epub 2017 May 10.

Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center, University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2017.02.012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5524150PMC
July 2017

Association Between Previous Use of Antiplatelet Therapy and Intracerebral Hemorrhage Outcomes.

Stroke 2017 07 8;48(7):1810-1817. Epub 2017 Jun 8.

From the Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield (N.I.K., F.M.S.); Department of Emergency Medicine (J.N.G.), Department of Neurology (L.H.S.), Massachusetts General Hospital, and Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart and Vascular Center (D.L.B.), Harvard Medical School, Boston; Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC (M.C., Y.X., R.A.M., E.D.P.); Department of Medicine (E.D.P.), and Department of Neurology (Y.X.), Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC; Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University, Durham, NC (R.A.M.); Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA (P.A.H.); Department of Medicine, Ronald-Reagan UCLA Medical Center (G.C.F.); and Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada (E.E.S.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.016290DOI Listing
July 2017

Treating Specialty and Outcomes in Newly Diagnosed Atrial Fibrillation: From the TREAT-AF Study.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2017 Jul;70(1):78-86

Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California; Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California; Center for Digital Health, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2017.04.054DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5830104PMC
July 2017

Estimation of Eligibility for Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 9 Inhibitors and Associated Costs Based on the FOURIER Trial (Further Cardiovascular Outcomes Research With PCSK9 Inhibition in Subjects With Elevated Risk): Insights From the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Circulation 2017 06 2;135(25):2572-2574. Epub 2017 May 2.

From Health Policy, Quality & Informatics Program, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center for Innovations, Houston, TX (S.S.V., J.M.A., L.A.P.); Sections of Health Services Research (S.S.V., J.M.A., L.A.P.) and Cardiovascular Research (S.S.V., V.N., C.M.B.), Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; Section of Cardiology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX (S.S.V., V.N.); Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX (S.S.V., V.N., C.M.B.); Veterans Affairs Health System, Palo Alto, CA (P.A.H.); Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University, CA (P.A.H.); Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston (P.B.M.); Center for Healthcare Advancement & Outcomes at Baptist Health South Florida, Miami (K.N.); Ciccarone Center for Prevention of Heart Disease, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (E.D.M.); and Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama, Birmingham (V.A.B.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.028503DOI Listing
June 2017

Patient ratings of Veterans Affairs and affiliated hospitals.

Am J Manag Care 2017 Jun;23(6):382-384

VA Palo Alto HCS, 111C, 3801 Miranda Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304. E-mail:

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June 2017

Impact of Current Versus Previous Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Guidelines on the Proportion of Patients With Heart Failure Eligible for Therapy.

JACC Heart Fail 2017 05;5(5):388-392

Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center, University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2017.02.018DOI Listing
May 2017

Scope of Sacubitril/Valsartan Eligibility After Heart Failure Hospitalization: Findings From the GWTG-HF Registry (Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure).

Circulation 2017 05;135(21):2077-2080

From Duke Clinical Research Institute (K.S.P., S.J.L., M.A.G., A.F.H.) and Department of Medicine (K.S.P., A.F.H.), Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC; Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA (P.A.H.); Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL (C.W.Y.); and Geffen School of Medicine at University of California at Los Angeles (G.C.F.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.027773DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5475261PMC
May 2017

Adoption of the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Cholesterol Management Guideline in Cardiology Practices Nationwide.

JAMA Cardiol 2017 04;2(4):361-369

Section of Cardiology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas4Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas5Center of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, Texas13Health Policy, Quality and Informatics Program, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Innovation, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5922DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5470413PMC
April 2017

Cost-Effectiveness of Sacubitril-Valsartan in Patients Who Have Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction.

Ann Intern Med 2017 04;166(8):607-608

From Stanford University, Stanford, California; Institute for Clinical and Economic Review, Boston, Massachusetts; Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/L17-0044DOI Listing
April 2017

Trends in Palliative Care Use in Elderly Men and Women With Severe Heart Failure in the United States-Reply.

JAMA Cardiol 2017 03;2(3):344-345

Heart and Vascular Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts5Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts.

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March 2017

Extraction of left ventricular ejection fraction information from various types of clinical reports.

J Biomed Inform 2017 03 2;67:42-48. Epub 2017 Feb 2.

Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA.

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March 2017

Association Between Intensity of Statin Therapy and Mortality in Patients With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease.

JAMA Cardiol 2017 01;2(1):47-54

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, California4Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California.

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January 2017

Impact of Baseline Stroke Risk and Bleeding Risk on Warfarin International Normalized Ratio Control in Atrial Fibrillation (from the TREAT-AF Study).

Am J Cardiol 2017 Jan 8;119(2):268-274. Epub 2016 Oct 8.

Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California; Department of Medicine, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California. Electronic address:

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January 2017

Use of high-intensity statins for patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in the Veterans Affairs Health System: Practice impact of the new cholesterol guidelines.

Am Heart J 2016 Dec 29;182:97-102. Epub 2016 Sep 29.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, CA; Veterans Affairs Health System, Palo Alto, CA. Electronic address:

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December 2016

Hospitalized Patients with Heart Failure and Common Bacterial Infections: A Nationwide Analysis of Concomitant Clostridium Difficile Infection Rates and In-Hospital Mortality.

J Card Fail 2016 Nov 16;22(11):891-900. Epub 2016 Jun 16.

Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California.

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November 2016