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2014-07-15 08:29:29

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a heart attack, many heart failure patients suffer from enlargement of their left ventricle, diminishing the amount of blood the heart can pump to the body and resulting in life-threatening left-sided heart failure symptoms such as shortness of breath, decreased urine production, fatigue, and irregular or rapid heartbeat. Treatment options for patients whose left ventricle has enlarged have been limited, until now. Through a...

2014-07-08 12:29:10

Capital BlueCross, Hamilton Health Center and PinnacleHealth partner with Dauphin County on Bridges to Care program HARRISBURG, Pa., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 1,000 children and more than 6,700 adults in the city of Harrisburg are not receiving adequate health care or do not have health insurance. To address this gap in care and coverage, Capital BlueCross, Hamilton Health Center and PinnacleHealth today announced that they have partnered with Dauphin County on a program called...

2014-05-27 12:30:37

PinnacleHealth Among Top Hospitals in United States to Offer Breakthrough Device for Patients with Mitral Valve Disease HARRISBURG, Pa., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harold Lysle, Jr. of Carlisle, Pa., was considered too high risk for surgery due to the severity of his heart failure and other comorbidities. As his heart failure worsened, so did his quality of life. Harold suffered from a heart condition called mitral regurgitation, in which blood flows backward through a valve in his...

2014-04-17 23:02:11

Waypoint Consulting will be introducing their new Healthcare Data Science and Business Intelligence Solution at the CHOP Informatics Symposium on April 25th. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Waypoint Consulting LLC today announced the general availability of its data science solution created for, and in partnership with, healthcare providers. Waypoint will publicly introduce this solution via a customer case study with PinnacleHealth System at the upcoming CHOP (Children’s...

2014-04-02 08:34:41

At One Year, Patients Showed Significantly Lower Fatality and Improved Quality of Life HARRISBURG, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Results from a groundbreaking study performed at PinnacleHealth were revealed this weekend at the American College of Cardiology's 2014 Scientific Sessions and simultaneously published in The New England Journal of Medicine. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140402/MN95343) "In patients with aortic valve stenosis, the self-expanding...

2014-02-04 12:27:22

PinnacleHealth Implants Newly Approved Device to Replace Failing Aortic Valves HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute recently became the first hospital in the country to implant via direct aortic access the Trans Catheter CoreValve® after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval. Dr. Brijeshwar Maini and Dr. Mubashir Mumtaz, co-directors of the Heart Valve Clinic at PinnacleHealth, were also the first in...

2014-01-21 23:04:42

Susquehanna Health announces the recent approval of River Health Accountable Care Organization (ACO) LLC by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). One of 123 new ACOs in Medicare, River Health ACO, LLC is comprised of PinnacleHealth System, Susquehanna Health, Family Practice Centers, Annville Family Medicine, Laurel Health Centers and Susquehanna Community Health & Dental Center. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Susquehanna Health announces the recent...

2014-01-13 08:30:27

Collaboration connects leading health insurer with renowned provider network for better outcomes, lower costs HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross and PinnacleHealth System are teaming up to offer businesses a unique new health insurance plan for their employees. Marketed as CareConnect Point of Service (CareConnect), this plan connects the high-quality benefits and services of Capital BlueCross with the renowned physicians and facilities of...


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