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2012-12-03 12:27:28

Global Trial Led by Dr. Dean Kereiakes of Lindner Research Center CINCINNATI, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clinical scientists at The Christ Hospital's Lindner Research Center are leading a worldwide study evaluating new breakthrough coronary stent technology that may make stenting easier and safer. The first procedures to implant the novel SYNERGYâ"¢ stent were performed at The Christ Hospital by Drs. Thomas Broderick and Joseph Choo, interventional...

2012-06-26 02:27:26

Two Local Seniors Share Their Story CINCINNATI, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly one in every eight Americans aged 75 and older will be diagnosed with valvular heart disease. Many of these patients suffer from a severe form of valve disease that requires their diseased aortic valve to be replaced. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has been studied in clinical trials for patients whose heart valves need replacing, but are at increased risk for open-heart...

2012-06-13 02:24:48

CINCINNATI, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A radically different approach to treating high blood pressure - using a minimally invasive procedure - is being evaluated as part of a Pivotal Phase III 90-site national trial that includes The Carl H. and Edyth Lindner Center for Research and Education at The Christ Hospital. Resistant hypertension affects more than 12 percent of patients who take anti-hypertensive medications to manage the condition. Despite being on three or more...

2010-05-21 14:25:00

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati and one of its former member hospitals, The Christ Hospital, have agreed to pay the United States $108 million to settle claims that they violated the Anti-Kickback Statute and the False Claims Act by paying unlawful remuneration to doctors in exchange for referring cardiac patients to The Christ Hospital in a pay-to-play scheme, the Justice Department announced today. The United States alleged that...

2009-07-22 07:15:00

TROY, Mich., July 22 /PRNewswire/ --CareTech Solutions (www.caretechsolutions.com), an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for hospitals and health systems, announced today it has signed a five-year renewal agreement to continue providing The Christ Hospital (Cincinnati, OH) with IT outsourcing services, continuing a strategic partnership that began in 2007. Under the terms of the agreement, CareTech will provide The Christ Hospital with a full range of IT...

2008-09-30 12:00:48

CINCINNATI, Sept. 30, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Christ Hospital will become the first in the Greater Cincinnati Tristate to implement an eICU(R) Program designed to improve critical care delivery and save lives. The eICU Program, patented by VISICU, combines early warning software and remote monitoring to connect off-site critical care physicians and nurses to ICU patients around the clock. The Christ Hospital's eICU Program, called Critical Connections, supplements existing ICU bedside care,...

2008-09-16 18:00:33

Employees at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, now have access to an on-site concierge service provided by Best Upon Request, a national organization based in Cincinnati. To help reduce the demands and stress of everyday life, more than 3,700 employees of The Christ Hospital may contact the concierges to request errand running, car services, grocery shopping, event planning, information research and more. "The Christ Hospital considers employee engagement and a balance between home...

2008-08-11 12:01:13

The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, has signed an agreement with VHA Inc., the national health care alliance, for performance improvement and supply chain management services. The selection of VHA was based on the strength of VHA's supply chain management program and breadth of other clinical and networking opportunities, after reviewing proposals from leading national group purchasing organizations that compete with VHA. One important advantage that VHA will provide The Christ...