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2014-08-06 23:10:08

Treatment for STEMI heart attacks is crucial for the overall quality care provided by hospitals in New Orleans. As a leader in this field, West Jefferson Medical Center has been awarded American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Award. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 West Jefferson Medical Center’s Emergency Medical Service (EMS) is the only recipient of the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Award out of all hospitals in New Orleans. The...

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2014-07-31 04:00:24

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Going to the hospital for a heart attack during evenings, weekends and holidays increases your risk of dying 13 percent compared with people arriving during workday hours, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the most severe type of heart attack caused by a...

2014-07-30 08:28:21

National Children's Entertainment Center Raises Awareness and Funds through Active Kids = Healthy Hearts ATLANTA, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Monkey Joe's, a children's entertainment franchise filled with indoor jumps, slides and obstacle courses, announces its continued national support of the American Heart Association, the largest voluntary organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular diseases and stroke. During the month of August, participating Monkey Joe's locations will...

2014-07-23 23:06:59

Sarasota, Fla.-based FCCI Insurance Group is recognized by the American Heart Association as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite. Fit-Friendly Worksites take steps to decrease healthcare expenses while increasing employee wellness and productivity. Sarasota, Fla. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 FCCI Insurance Group has been again recognized as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping employees eat better and move more. FCCI was also recognized as a...

2014-07-15 23:10:46

Northern Westchester Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award. Get With The Guidelines® puts the unparalleled expertise of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association to work, helping hospitals ensure that the care provided to heart failure and stroke patients is aligned with the latest evidence-based guidelines. Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital has received the Get...

Home Blood Pressure-monitoring Kits Can Save Money For Insurance Companies
2014-07-15 03:29:05

American Heart Association Home blood pressure-monitoring kits can save insurance companies money by improving healthcare quality and reducing healthcare costs, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension. In the United States, more than 76 million adults have diagnosed high blood pressure, and many more are undiagnosed. Since high blood pressure typically has no symptoms, periodic testing is critical especially for people with the factors that...

2014-07-09 23:06:17

The American Heart Association has awarded Abington Memorial Hospital the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Abington, PA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Each year in the United States, approximately 300,000 people have a heart attack caused by a complete blockage of blood flow to the heart that requires timely treatment. To prevent death, it’s...

2014-07-08 12:29:20

CVS Caremark President and CEO Larry Merlo to participate in American Heart Association CEO Roundtable WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Larry J. Merlo, President and CEO of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), along with CEOs from more than a dozen of America's largest corporations and organizations, announced the creation of the American Heart Association (AHA) CEO Roundtable, a groundbreaking initiative to create a workplace culture that is focused on health. As part of...

2014-07-08 08:30:34

The American Heart Association CEO Roundtable launches with new survey showing American workers overestimate their health--leading to increased risk of heart disease and other serious illness NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association (AHA), Henry Kravis, Co-CEO and Co-Chairman of KKR & Co. L.P., Terry Lundgren, Chairman and CEO of Macy's, Inc., and 19 additional CEOs from some of America's largest companies...

2014-07-02 23:01:18

Barnes-Jewish Hospital, consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best hospitals and heart and vascular centers, was recently honored with two prestigious awards: the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Foundation’s NDCR ACTION Registry®–Get With the Guidelines™ (GWTG) Platinum Performance Achievement Award and the American Heart Association’s (AHA) 2014 Resuscitation Quality Achievement Award. St. Louis (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Barnes-Jewish Hospital, consistently ranked as...


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