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2014-06-17 12:29:40

Advances Highest Quality Cardiovascular Care BROWNS MILLS, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph P. Chirichella, President and CEO of Deborah Heart and Lung Center, New Jersey's only specialty heart, lung and vascular hospital, has announced a partnership agreement with Mid-Atlantic Surgical Associates (MASA), one of the nation's largest volume and highest quality cardiac surgery groups. The agreement will bring to Deborah's campus two talented, highly qualified MASA cardio...

2011-10-19 05:31:39

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — More costly surgical procedures for adult congenital heart patients is associated with higher rates of inpatient death compared to surgical admissions that incur lower costs. Researchers sought to understand resource use by adults undergoing congenital heart surgery in pediatric hospitals, analyze the association between high resource use and inpatient death, and identify risk factors for high resource use. They found that although the number of adults...

2011-05-05 08:00:00

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mount Sinai Medical Center is South Florida's leader in the treatment of heart disease, the nation's leading cause of death. Over the past two years, Mount Sinai has continued to develop innovative partnerships and programs that enhance the outstanding level of quality care provided by doctors at Mount Sinai. A partnership with New York's elite, Ivy-League Columbia University, The Mount Sinai Heart Institute is pleased to announce...

2011-02-09 13:23:52

Latest issue of Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases explores advancements and potential hazards For the one in 200 adults in Western societies born with congenital heart disease, adult survivors face a lifelong process of medical interactions. Treatments received during neonatal, childhood, and adolescent years affect future adult events. In the January/February issue of Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases ten articles explore our current understanding of adult congenital heart disease (ACHD)...

2009-11-10 10:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is the first hospital in Dallas and one of a handful in the country to be named a Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers -- the highest accreditation for heart attack treatment. "This honor means that Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas ranks among the best in the country for rapid recognition and collaborative treatment of heart attacks," said cardiologist Dr. John Harper, medical...

2008-08-18 09:01:01

Deborah Heart and Lung Center has received two 2008 recognition awards from the American Heart Association: a Gold Performance Achievement Award for treating coronary artery disease and a Silver Award for treating heart failure. Both awards are part of the American Heart Association's "Get With the Guidelines" Program. The Gold Coronary Artery Disease Award recognizes Deborah's elite status as a hospital adhering to the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology's...

2008-06-30 12:03:15

ATLANTA, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Disease Specialists, P.C. (CDS), is the third major cardiovascular physician group to join the Piedmont Heart Institute (PHI), making PHI Physicians one of the largest groups of cardiovascular specialists in the Southeast. As a group practice under Piedmont Healthcare, CDS has 17 physicians in 11 locations, including Buckhead, Blue Ridge, Dallas, Eatonton, Jasper and Vinings. The CDS Sleep Disorders Center also will become part of the Piedmont Heart...

2008-06-16 06:00:38

Toshiba America Medical Systems' Infinix(TM) Hybrid cardiovascular X-ray imaging system will be featured in three live cases during the International Symposium on the Hybrid Approach to Congenital Heart Disease (ISHAC), June 16 - 18, 2008. Coordinated by Nationwide Children's Hospital and in its third year, ISHAC is the most comprehensive symposium on cardiac hybrid procedures. In the first case, co-directors of The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital will perform a hybrid...


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