Danish minister plays down private heart operations rumours
This article was originally published in Clinica
Danish health minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen was this month faced with the question of whether private practice automatically means higher levels of patient comfort. The issue was raised by healthcare expert and MP from the Danish People's Party Birthe Skaarup and concerned methods of coronary arteriography - also known as cardiac catheterisation - involving the Danish national hospital (Rigshospitalet) in Copenhagen and its surgeons and the private Hamlet Hospital, also located in the capital.
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