Study investigators estimate that even a modest reduction in the proportion of emergency procedures performed for three conditions could save nearly $1 billion over 10 years in the United States. Adjusted average cost differences for emergency versus elective care were 30% higher for abdominal aortic aneurysm repairs, 17% higher for CABG surgery, and 53% for colon resections.
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- ACC 2020The American College of Cardiology decided to cancel ACC.20/WCC due to COVID-19, which was scheduled to take place March 28-30 in Chicago. However, ACC.20/WCC Virtual Meeting continues to release cutting edge science and practice changing updates for cardiovascular professionals on demand and free through June 2020.