Justin Bachmann Archives
Jun. 22, 2022—by Matt Batcheldor The Vanderbilt Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement System (VPROMS) team was recently awarded the Value-Based Health Care Primary Care Award from the Value-Based Health Care Center Europe. VPROMS, which started at VUMC as a pilot initiative in 2019, collects patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) via validated questionnaires that patients complete electronically in an Epic interface....
Nov. 21, 2019—Cardiac valve surgery patients who participate in a cardiac rehabilitation program have a 34% lower risk of hospitalizations and a 4.2% lower risk of mortality than patients who do not enroll in cardiac rehab in the year after surgery.
Nov. 5, 2015—People with high fitness levels in midlife have significantly lower annual health care costs after age 65 than people with low fitness in midlife, after adjusting for cardiovascular risk factors, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC).