Smith Center News Coverage

The Smith Center often receives coverage in the news. Read about the work being conducted at the center in the following media articles and press releases.


Quality improvement initiative cuts use of triple therapy after PCI
Healio - CardiologyToday, October 14, 2022.

Podcast: Who Gets a Heart Disease Test?
Freakonomics, MD, September 8, 2022.

Peripheral vascular interventions for PAD: “Confronting the healthcare disparities”
Interventional News, August 18, 2022.

Podcast: Alerting Clinicians to 1-Year Mortality Risk in Patients Hospitalized with Heart Failure
JAMA Cardiology Author Interview, August 10, 2022.

Diabetes Screening Standards in the U.S. Miss the Disease in Many People of Color
Scientific American, August 1, 2022.

Podcast and Video: Global Consensus and Real-World Data Supporting Peripheral Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)-Guided Revascularization: The Case for IVUS as Standard of Care
CathLab Digest, July 25, 2022.

“Stunning” Cost Variability Across Centers for Common Cardiac Tests, Procedures
TCTMD, July 21, 2022.

Black Adults Treated for Common Arterial Disease Are at Greater Risk of Amputation and Death Than White Adults, Researchers Show
BIDMC News, July 19, 2022.

Podcast: Circulation on the Run
Circulation, July 19, 2022.

People in Republican Counties Have Higher Death Rates Than Those in Democratic Counties
Scientific American, July 18, 2022.

People from “socially vulnerable” counties hospitalized for COVID-19 had more heart problems, higher death rates
American Heart Association News, July 18, 2022.

Podcast: Does Rewarding Better Patient Care Experience Punish Safety-net Hospitals?
JAMA Health Forum, July 8, 2022.

Podcast: Interview with Dr. Rishi Wadhera on the inequitable effects of value-based payment programs and a new model meant to respond to equity concerns.
Supplement to the New England Journal of Medicine.

Podcast: Does Rewarding Better Patient Care Experience Punish Safety-net Hospitals?
JAMA Health Forum, July 8, 2022.

Comorbidities May Drive PAD Procedural Outcomes in Black Patients
TCTMD, June 23, 2022.

Medicaid Expansion: Good First Step, but No Panacea for CV Care
Medscape, June 6, 2022.

Mental Health and Substance Use Among Adolescents Experiencing Homelessness in the United States
BIDMC News, May 10, 2022.

Teen Psychiatric Burden
Harvard Medical School News & Research, May 10, 2022.

Tailored BMI Thresholds for Screening Could Improve Diabetes Diagnoses in Minority Patients
Endocrinology Network, May 10, 2022.

PAD Significantly Ups Morbidity and Mortality in AMICS
TCTMD, March 29, 2022.

PAD drives worse limb outcomes, mortality in acute MI with cardiogenic shock
Healio, March 28, 2022.

Routine IVUS in Peripheral Interventions Supported by Small RCT
TCTMD, March 9, 2022.

Blog: Heart Health Disparities and Systems That Hurt Black Americans
BILH Newsroom, February 28, 2022.

Many Patients in US Continue to Face Pandemic-Related Delays in Primary Care
Healio, February 25, 2022.

Why IVUS Is Worth the Time and Cost
ISET Newsroom, February 15, 2022.

Rural Patients Less Likely to Receive Cardiovascular Care, More Likely to Die from Certain Heart Conditions, Researchers Find
BIDMC News, January 18, 2022.