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2013-06-27 23:46:17

The Barnes-Jewish Hospital 2012 Report to the Community was released today in its new digital format. This annual publication describes advances in patient care, community involvement and innovative research at Barnes-Jewish Hospital throughout 2012. ST. LOUIS (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Barnes-Jewish Hospital published its first-ever, digital annual report today at annualreports.barnesjewish.org. The 2012 Report to the Community for Barnes-Jewish Hospital focuses on how the organization keeps...

2012-03-12 21:25:02

Some patients with advanced heart failure caused by cardiomyopathy, the deterioration of function of the heart muscle, are getting a new lease on life thanks to an innovative treatment program at Jewish Hospital, a part of KentuckyOne Health, and the University of Louisville. Led by Emma Birks, M.D., Ph.D., FRCP, director of the Jewish Hospital Heart Failure, Transplant and Mechanical Support Program, the program treats advanced heart failure patients who have left ventricular assist...

2010-04-15 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Advisory Board Company's CRIMSON Initiative® will present the 2010 CRIMSON Physician Partnership Award for Delivering Value through Clinical Collaboration to Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, an affiliate of Sutter Health, and Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's HealthCare. The presentation will take place on April 15 at the CRIMSON Annual Performance Summit at the University of Texas, Austin. (Logo:...

2010-04-15 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Advisory Board Company's CRIMSON Initiative® will present the 2010 CRIMSON Physician Partnership Award for Delivering Value through Clinical Collaboration to Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, an affiliate of Sutter Health, and Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's HealthCare. The presentation will take place on April 15 at the CRIMSON Annual Performance Summit at the University of Texas, Austin. (Logo:...

2009-12-21 11:02:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two kidney disease patients received transplants last week through a paired donation process that also allowed two other women's elusive wishes to give the gift of life to finally come true. The transplant surgeries were performed by University of Louisville physicians at Jewish Hospital. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091221/DC29186) When Jo Dobbs, 53, met Ginger Stribling, 54, nearly ten years ago, when both were active...

2009-08-10 08:00:00

TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunshine Heart (ASX: SHC), a global medical device company focused on innovative technologies for advanced heart failure, announced today that Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky has completed implants of the Company's C- Pulse((TM) )heart assist system in two female patients, ages fifty-five and fifty-eight, respectively, under a clinical trial approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These procedures mark the first U.S. female...

2009-07-24 16:05:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In today's announcement regarding the use of stem cells in the treatment of heart failure, we failed to make a critical distinction. Louisville researchers and physicians have performed the world's first phase-one FDA-approved clinical trial using "c-kit-positive" adult cardiac stem cells to treat heart disease. The clinical trial is being conducted by a team of University of Louisville physicians at Jewish Hospital, in collaboration with...

2009-07-24 08:56:00

Trial taking place in Louisville, KY LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael (Mike) Jones has become the world's first recipient of adult cardiac stem cells to treat congestive heart failure. Jones' infusion on July 17 marks the world's first phase-one FDA-approved clinical trial using adult cardiac stem cells to treat heart disease. The clinical trial is being conducted by a team of University of Louisville physicians at Jewish Hospital. During the infusion...

2009-02-11 08:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's first phase one FDA-approved clinical trial using adult cardiac stem cells to treat heart disease will be conducted by a team of University of Louisville doctors at Jewish Hospital. For the first time, patients with advanced heart disease who already are undergoing bypass surgery will be recruited for participation in the clinical trial, which uses adult stem cells taken from the patient's own cardiac tissue. During surgery, a...


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