Studies scrutinize the risk of extra anti-clotting treatments

January 17, 2022

The American Heart Association included a research study from the Blood Clot Prevention CQI as one of the top research advances of 2021. Researchers found patients taking a direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) are unnecessarily taking aspirin, increasing the chance of bleeding problems.

Smokers, Obese People Need Major Heart Interventions Earlier in Life

June 11, 2021

A study from the BMC2 CQI found that smokers and obese people must have their clogged arteries cleared at much younger ages than nonsmokers or people who are a normal weight.

Life after COVID-19 hospitalization: Statewide study shows major lasting effects on health, work and more

November 12, 2020

Death, rehospitalization, and problems with basic activities, jobs, mental health and finances seen in many patients treated at 38 Michigan hospitals