Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Guideline adherence, not patient volume, may be better hospital heart failure metric

(American Heart Association) In evaluating the quality of inpatient heart failure care, patients and policy makers should consider how well a hospital meets clinical care guidelines. Hospitals that treat more heart failure patients tend to follow heart failure guidelines more closely. However, death and hospital readmission rates can be just as good at hospitals with small numbers of heart failure patients whose treatment adheres to guideline recommendations.