Northwestern Medicine Podcast
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The Holy Grail of Healthcare: Providing the Safest, Highest Quality Care at the Lowest Cost

R. Kannan Mutharasan, MD - Speaker Bio
R. Kannan Mutharasan, MD is a cardiologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. His clinical areas of interest include sports cardiology and the transitional care of heart failure patients. He directs the Heart Failure Bridge and Transition (BAT) Team, a multidisciplinary team focused on improving outcomes for hospitalized heart failure patients. He is also medical co-director of the Sports Cardiology program. Dr. Mutharasan is an assistant professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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  • Topic Info:Northwestern Memorial Hospital is the only hospital in the United States to have achieved exceptional high-quality outcomes at the lowest-possible costs in two of the country‚Äôs biggest public health threats, heart failure (HF) and myocardial infarction (MI) according to recently released data from the CMS.

    R. Kannan Mutharasan, MD discusses how Northwestern Medicine is a leader in providing the safest, highest quality care at the lowest cost. He shares how they accomplish this and what multiple process improvement initiatives in place at Northwestern Medicine helped to achieve these results.