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2014-08-07 16:27:55

Valve Clinic Team is first locally to use device for Mitral Valve Regurgitation CLEARWATER, Fla., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Morton Plant Hospital continues to offer the latest treatments in cardiac care, particularly for individuals with heart valve problems who may not be able to have traditional open heart surgery. Morton Plant is among the first hospitals in Florida and the first locally to use the new MitraClip device for people with severe mitral valve regurgitation....

2014-02-22 08:20:28

Valve Clinic Team first in U.S. to utilize new valve that could give more patients the opportunity for treatment CLEARWATER, Fla., Feb. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years ago Morton Plant Hospital was the first in the Tampa Bay area to perform an advanced surgical procedure for severe symptomatic aortic stenosis called Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR). Now, Morton Plant Hospital is expanding its Valve Clinic and TAVR programs with another first, utilizing the newly FDA approved...

2010-12-22 08:23:00

All BayCare Hospitals, Outpatient Centers and other Facilities Included CLEARWATER, Fla., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BayCare Health System, the largest community-based health care system in the Tampa Bay area, today announced that the organization will become tobacco-free in January 2011. Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, St. Anthony's, St. Joseph's, St. Joseph's Women's, St. Joseph's Children's and South Florida Baptist hospitals will all join Morton Plant...

2010-11-18 10:45:00

Morton Plant One of Only 50 U.S. Hospitals to be Recognized in 2010 CLEARWATER, Fla., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Morton Plant Hospital is the only hospital in the United States to be recognized 12 times as a top hospital for heart care. Thomson Reuters named Morton Plant in its annual study identifying the top 50 U.S. hospitals for inpatient cardiovascular services. The study has been conducted for the past 12 years and Morton Plant is the only hospital in the country to...

2010-02-08 08:22:00

CLEARWATER, Fla., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BayCare Health System, the Tampa Bay area's leading health care provider, recognizes the importance of American Heart Month and is launching a series of community programs to raise awareness for heart disease. Cardiovascular disease and stroke remain the nation's #1 killer, and BayCare and its hospitals are hosting a variety of events throughout the Tampa Bay area to help educate the public to identify heart disease and decrease the risk...


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