When's the Best and Worst Time to Have a Heart Attack?

When's the Best and Worst Time to Have a Heart Attack?

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Tillerson Out, Best Time to Have a Heart Attack, Breast Cancer Genetics Testing

Episode: Tillerson Out, Best Time to Have a Heart Attack, Breast Cancer Genetics Testing

  • Mar 13, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 12:34 mins

Guest: Anupam Jena, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Health Care Policy at Harvard, Physician at Massachusetts General Hospital All around the country, people with common interests or expertise come together for big gatherings. Heart doctors go to cardiology conferences. Gun enthusiasts go to the NRA convention. Runners converge for the Boston Marathon. And when these gatherings happen, there are consequences for public health. Surprising consequences in many cases. For example, what happens to the patients of all those top-flight cardiologists when they’re away at the conference? Do they get worse care from the doctors who fill in? Actually, no. They do better.

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