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2014-08-04 23:05:24

Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is the first hospital in the U.S. to use a new stent device and procedure that treats cysts formed from injury to the pancreas. Jacksonville, Fla. (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is the first hospital in the U.S. to use a new stent device and procedure that treats cysts formed from injury to the pancreas. Ten sites in the U.S. are part of a clinical trial that recently began enrolling patients with pancreatic pseudocysts,...

2014-07-31 23:11:56

A new catheter being used by cardiologists at Baptist Heart Specialists is helping patients who have an abnormal heart rhythm. Jacksonville, Fla. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 A new catheter being used by cardiologists at Baptist Heart Specialists is helping patients who have an abnormal heart rhythm. The THERMOCOOL® SmartTOUCH™ Catheter is used for ablation procedures for patients such as those suffering from atrial fibrillation (Afib). Cardiac electrophysiologists at Baptist Heart...

2013-11-08 23:00:09

The treatment is a new option that can provide faster recovery times for people suffering from disorders of the esophagus. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 Baptist Health is one of the first hospitals in Northeast Florida to treat patients suffering from esophageal disease with a new treatment called truFreeze® spray cryotherapy. This minimally invasive technology involves placing a small catheter in a standard endoscope to spray extremely cold liquid nitrogen to ablate...

2013-08-21 23:22:24

CommuniCare Health Centers recently opened up its newest pediatric clinic in the Sea World area of San Antonio. In September, CommuniCare Health Centers will also be expanding into the downtown San Antonio area, in partnership with Baptist Medical Center. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 CommuniCare Health Centers recently opened up a new pediatric clinic in the Sea World area of San Antonio on Potranco Road. CommuniCare will continue to expand its services in San Antonio by...

2013-07-16 23:04:57

The hospitals are recognized as "high performing" in 11 of the 16 specialties the national magazine examines. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville and Baptist Medical Center South, which share a license, were again ranked No. 1 among metro Jacksonville hospitals in the U.S. News and World Report annual Best Hospital rankings. The hospitals also ranked fourth in Florida, up from fifth last year. U.S. News evaluates hospitals in 16 adult...

2013-02-28 23:00:48

Selection of Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville on list of “Best Hospitals for Patient Experience in Heart Care” is based on women´s preferences, recommendation rating and clinical excellence. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville received the Women´s Choice Award from WomenCertified® distinguishing it as one of the 2013 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience in Heart Care. The award is based on robust criteria that include...

2011-04-11 08:00:00

WESTCHESTER, Ill., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Baptist Health of Northeast Florida will be the first health system in North America to offer intra-operative imaging during pediatric and adult brain surgery and non-surgical radiosurgical procedures with the Brainlab Brainsuite® iMRI (intra-operative magnetic resonance imaging), featuring the GE Healthcare 1.5T Optima(TM) MR450w wide-bore scanner, and Brainsuite® iCT (intra-operative computed...

2008-10-09 18:00:12

By MAGGIE FITZROY When Susan Hitch of Ponte Vedra Beach learned she had breast cancer, her doctor sent her to get a magnetic resonance imaging exam to see if the disease had spread. While awaiting the results at home, she panicked. Sobbing, she imagined the worst. Then she picked up the phone to call Cynthia Carrasco, breast health coordinator for Baptist Medical Center-Beaches. Carrasco called the lab, got the results and called Hitch to tell her that the disease had not spread,...

2008-06-25 06:03:22

By Richard Craver, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jun. 25--Lexington Memorial Hospital said today that it is negotiating with Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center to form a partnership that eventually would bring new jobs and health-care services to the community. The hospital said in a statement that its governing board, as well as that of its parent company, Davidson Health Care Inc., had been evaluating four potential partners since January. Hospital officials declined to...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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