HOI Literature Review - Cardiac Arrhythmias

Basic Details
Date Posted
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Status
Complete
Health Outcome(s)
cardiac arrest
including ventricular fibrillation
serious cardiac arrhythmia
sudden cardiac death
supraventricular tachycardia (SVT)
torsades de pointes
Study Type
Literature Reviews
Description

This project reviewed the literature on identifying serious cardiac arrhythmias (including ventricular fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), torsades de pointes, cardiac arrest, and sudden cardiac death) using claims-based diagnosis and procedure codes.

Workgroup Leader(s)

Leo Tamariz MD; Humana, Miami, FL

Workgroup Member(s)

Thomas Harkins MA, MPH and Vinit Nair BPharm, MS, RPh; Humana, Miami, FL