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June 26, 2020

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. In fact, one person in the U.S. dies every 37 seconds from heart disease. 

Todd Bellemare, Definitive Healthcare's VP of Professional Services, discussed heart disease prevalence in his webinar: 4 Evidence-Based Analyses for Heart Disease Incidence and Treatment in 2020. In this 45-minute presentation, Bellemare reviews several ways that providers and suppliers can use healthcare data to answer key questions about the heart disease market. 

Here are three ways to analyze heart disease prevalence in the U.S.:

infographic 3 ways to analyze heart disease prevalence in the U.S.

Fig. 1 CBSA market overview (Method #1) is from Definitive Healthcare's Hospitals & IDNs database, using aortic stenosis total patient volumes from 2019—the most recent full-year data available. Hospital cardiac procedure volumes (Method #3) are from Definitive Healthcare's Medical Claims database, and reflect total procedure volumes from 2019—the most recent full-year data available. Medical claims data is sourced from multiple claims clearinghouses in the U.S. and updated on a monthly basis. Accessed May 2020.


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