Veronica Hackenthal, MD

Articles

Guideline-Recommended CAD Care Better with Medicare Advantage than Fee For Service

March 06, 2019

Patients with Medicare Advantage are more likely to receive guideline-recommended care for coronary artery disease than patients with Medicare Fee for Service. But whether that translates into better outcomes remains unclear, a study shows.

Research Supports Statins in the Elderly

February 19, 2019

Statins decrease major vascular events like stroke and heart attack regardless of age. While the evidence is less robust for people over age 75, evidence suggest this age group may also benefit, a new study shows.