Approach in the care of the AMI patient

Cardiovascular disease is a costly disease condition which carries significant annual morbidity and mortality. An integrated team effort involving the inpatient and outpatient aspect of the patients care is vital to achieve the best outcome. The integrated team effort is essential to the best care for each patient regarding individual management, treatment, and secondary prevention. This team based approach is much more comprehensive strategy when compared to the physician alone.

Healthcare Collaborative Partnership is a very important principle and care metric that needs to be evaluated with every patient encounter. The diagram on the right illustrates the contiguous relationship between the care providers. The Team Based Care Management is a superior approach to providing comprehensive and structured care.


"Cardiac Readmission to hospitals have becoming a large focus of performance metrics by the insurers and quality performance initiatives. I would like to share some data as it pertains to Congestive Heart Failure and Acute Myocardial Infarction Readmissions". - Manish Bansal