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2014-09-04 23:02:54

Memorial Regional Hospital is only one of two Ventricular Assisted Device programs now serving the South Florida community. Hollywood, Fl (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Memorial Regional Hospital, a leading provider of adult cardiac services in Florida, recently earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for its ventricular assist device (VAD) destination therapy program, offered through its Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute. Memorial Regional Hospital is the first hospital...

2014-07-01 08:29:33

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program team now among the largest in the nation HOUSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Texas Children's Heart Center is excited to announce the addition of two new members to its Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program team: pediatric and adult cardiologist, Dr. Peter Ermis, and pediatric and adult cardiologist, Dr. Wilson Lam. Texas Children's Heart Center is ranked #2 nationally in cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World...

2014-04-15 23:04:52

Texas-Based Health System Is Newest Member of NPSF Stand Up for Patient Safety Program Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) is proud to welcome CHI St. Luke’s Health as the newest member of the NPSF Stand Up for Patient Safety Program. “Stand Up for Patient Safety member organizations are leading the way in creating measurable improvements in the safety and care of patients across the country,” said Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS,...

2014-01-07 12:28:21

Clinical Services, Research and Education Greatly Enhanced by New Collaborations for CHI, St. Luke's, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Heart Institute HOUSTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three of the region's leading medical institutions - Baylor College of Medicine, CHI St. Luke's Health and the Texas Heart® Institute - have significantly expanded and enhanced their long-standing educational, clinical and research affiliations in conjunction with Englewood, Colo.-based...

2013-10-31 23:34:36

A Focus Group Meeting at the 2013 AHA Scientific Sessions Houston, TX AND Westbury, NY (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Endothelix, Inc., IC Therapeutics, Inc., and Vasomedical, Inc. will be holding an invitation-only Scientific Focus Group Meeting in connection with the 2013 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Dallas next month. The participants will discuss state of the art science and technology related to Endothelial Dysfunction, Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP),...

2013-07-09 23:29:31

International Leader in Cardiology to Help Advance Adult Stem Cell Therapy Treatment for Heart Disease Freeport, The Bahamas (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Okyanos Heart Institute, whose mission it is to bring a new standard of care and better quality of life to patients with coronary artery disease using cardiac stem cell therapy, has announced that Antonio Colombo, M.D., F.A.C.C. has joined the esteemed group of Okyanos’ medical advisory council members. Dr. Colombo is director of the Cardiac...

Heart Can Get Stressed Out From Sugar Overload
2013-06-16 04:58:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study in the Journal of the American Heart Association has found regularly exposing the heart to too much sugar can lead to heart failure. “When the heart muscle is already stressed from high blood pressure or other diseases, and then takes in too much glucose, it adds insult to injury,” said study co-author Dr. Heinrich Taegtmeyer, a medical school professor of cardiology at the University of Texas Health Science...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.