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Medicine: Heart Patients #955832

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 29, 2009
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(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Don Teague) One Texas hospital's way of dealing with heart patients featured; scenes shown from Baylor University Medical Center; details given about how the hospital's readmission rates are cut & the resulting financial savings. [Heart patient's wife Gloria RUST@- talks about her husband.] [Baylor's Dr. Clyde YANCY@- says we work for the patient to be discharged.] [Outpatient heart clinic head Mae SENTENO?- says we give the patients the tools to take care of themselves.] [Harvard medical school professor Dr. Thomas LEE@- analyzes the Baylor approach.]

Smith, Harry;
Teague, Don

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