The number of people who will develop a heart failure, which causes sudden death or severe brain damage, in the future is expected to double from now until 2030, according to the latest research published in the American Journal of Cardiology.The risk is expected increase to 1 in 20,000 by 2030, the researchers found.The study, […]Read More
Why are heart surgeries so expensive? 2.8% of U.S. hospitals report operating costs that are more than 10 times the median wage.
Health insurance companies are making it cheaper for people to have heart surgeries, even if the surgery is a risky procedure.And hospitals are increasingly using artificial hearts that have sensors and computerized algorithms to diagnose problems before a patient is rushed to the operating room.But while most patients get the heart surgery they need, heart […]Read More
Philadelphians who can afford it to be covered by insurance can pay more for catheter and heart surgery
The Philadelphia 76ers are looking to add more catheter options to the roster, but it could be too expensive to afford to go to surgery.The team is looking to expand the number of catheters it offers and is looking at expanding to a third, new catheter option in the future.The 76ers have already added cathets […]Read More
What are the benefits of heart surgery?If you have a heart defect that causes you to have trouble breathing or to be unable to feel the heartbeat, it could be that you have the condition called “congenital cardiac hypertrophy” (CCHT).CCHT can affect any part of your body, but most of us have some form of […]Read More