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2014-04-15 12:21:43

DETROIT and PALM BEACH, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the packed house Palm Beach crowd buzzing and the Barrett Jackson auctioneer gaveling "Sold! Sold! Sold!" this past Saturday afternoon, car collector Dave Flynn of Columbiana, Ohio, offered the $300,000 winning bid for the one-of-a-kind Mustang currently starring in Dreamworks Studio's blockbuster "Need for Speed" movie (video). Flynn's $300,000 bid ended a fast and spirited competition for the custom-designed wide...

2014-02-19 16:24:09

New technology is smaller than a triple-A battery, allows for minimally invasive implantation REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute and the physicians at Silicon Valley Cardiology have been selected by St. Jude Medical to participate in a clinical trial that will bring the first leadless pacemaker to the West Coast. The Nanostim(TM) Cardiac Leadless Pacemaker is smaller than a triple-A battery and is...

2014-02-11 16:26:07

Analysis of national data by The Society of Thoracic Surgery REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital Heart and Vascular Institute has been given the highest possible ranking by The Society of Thoracic Surgery (STS) for the best outcomes of three cardiac surgical procedures performed at the Redwood City hospital. Sequoia Hospital received a 3-star rating (out of a possible three) for all three measured procedures: Isolated Coronary...

2014-02-05 12:27:58

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute achieves another regional first CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carolinas HealthCare System today announced it became the first healthcare system in North or South Carolina to implant the total artificial heart (TAH). The surgery was performed at Carolinas Medical Center on January 13, and was led by Eric Skipper, MD, the medical director of adult cardiac surgery at the System's Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute....

2013-11-04 20:22:23

Our Lady of the Lake celebrates 90 years of service and opens new destination for heart care BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new destination for heart care opened today in Baton Rouge as Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center announced the official opening of a 9-story Heart & Vascular Institute dedicated to changing the future of cardiovascular disease in Louisiana. Click here for a video about the Our Lady of the Lake Heart & Vascular...

2013-09-04 12:20:52

Pit Party gala, with live auction and Mega 80's entertainment, will be the place to be on September 13 DETROIT, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- A one-of-a-kind Mustang from the upcoming DreamWork's film, "Need For Speed," will be shown publicly in Michigan for the first time at the 'Get Your Heart Racing' Pit Party event to be held in Eastern Market's Shed 3, September 13. -- The Get Your Heart Racing event combines the best of an upscale fundraiser...

2013-08-16 12:24:19

New 9-story building for heart, vascular and critical care to open this fall BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Our Lady of the Lake announced today the Heart & Vascular Institute as the new name to represent the 9-story building and services that will open this fall. Our Lady of the Lake performs the most heart procedures in Baton Rouge and surrounding areas and the new Heart & Vascular Institute name reflects the expansive breadth of top-rated...

2013-06-18 12:20:53

Marquee event combines best of an upscale fundraiser with all the heart pounding action of a day at the race track. DETROIT, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Ford Health System and Ford Motor Company team up to deliver a car enthusiast dream-come-true event September 13 - 14, 2013 Start with an exquisite Friday evening event at Eastern Market's recently revamped Shed 3 before the excitement shifts to the Ford proving grounds for heart pounding driving activities and exhibitions...

2013-04-05 23:02:42

Lenox Hill Hospital today announced the opening of its Heart and Vascular Institute in Yorktown Heights -- the first facility for the hospital or the North Shore-LIJ Health System in Westchester County. Yorktown Heights, NY (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 Lenox Hill Hospital today announced the opening of its Heart and Vascular Institute in Yorktown Heights -- the first facility for the hospital or the North Shore-LIJ Health System in Westchester County. The opening of the new 3,200-square-foot...

2013-02-27 12:27:48

New technology can save lives for those suffering from end-stage bi-ventricular heart failure NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Ochsner Heart & Vascular Institute (JOHVI) at Ochsner Medical Center has performed the Gulf South Region's first Total Artificial Heart (TAH) implant. The latest advancement in mechanical heart technology, the SynCardia TAH is the world's first and only FDA approved device. (Logo:...