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Advances in Cardiology: Current and Emerging Procedures

Advances in Cardiology: Current and Emerging Procedures

Utilization Management Insights
By Kathryn Kolonic, , DO, MPH, CPHQ
AllMed Vice President & Medical Director


Cardiovascular disease (CVD) claims more than 850,000 lives in the United States each year and is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide.1 Almost half of adults in the U.S. have some form of CVD2, which affects people of all ages, sexes, ethnicities, and socioeconomic levels. Recent advances in treatment offer promise for reducing CVD’s impact on lives. Yet, as with all therapies and technologies, understanding the specific risks, benefits, and appropriate uses of each is essential to realizing positive outcomes.

In a recent AllMed-hosted webinar, we had the opportunity to discuss contemporary procedures and emerging technologies for treating CVD with two specialists in the field.…

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