Today, most hospitals and healthcare systems consider a cardiovascular program to be their heart program. A recent industry survey asked healthcare leaders, In your opinion, which service line today has the greatest potential to produce strong revenue growth within the next three years? Not surprisingly, cardiology (i.e., heart disease) topped the list at 15 percent, while vascular received only 2 percent of votes.1
A close review of Senators John S. McCain and Barack H. Obama’s individualproposed healthcare initiatives shows that they completely missed themark as it relates to all of the healthcare issues facing the Americanpopulation. The fact that healthcare continues to be a local and stateissue governed by each state makes both senators’ proposals a fallacy.