American Heart Association

Maintaining weight loss beneficial for people with type 2 diabetes | 10/9/2019

People with Type 2 diabetes who regained weight forfeited the initial benefits of reduced risk of heart disease or stroke compared to those who maintained their weight loss, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association , the open access journal of the American Heart Association. Regaining weight previously lost is common and can deteriorate the initial benefits of lowered heart disease or stroke risks. Few …

(USA-CA-Mission Hills) Cardiac Ultrasound Technologist | 10/9/2019

… other cardiac diagnostic tests for subsequent evaluation and treatment by attending physician. Qualifications: Required qualifications for this position include: Current BLS-HCP- Basic Life Support- for Healthcare Providers: Adult, Child, Infant sponsored by the American Heart Association (AHA) or the American Red Cross (ARC); CPR/AED for professional rescuer accepted on hire until card expiration date. Current Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (ARDMS) or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (CCI). Preferred qualifications for …

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Sugar intake control for nurses: How much is too much sugar? | 10/9/2019

… and is associated with the risk of developing diabetes, dementia, and depression,” according to a systematic review from 2018 . How much is too much sugar? Instead of slashing sugar from your menu entirely, the American Heart Association urged all adults to limit “the amount of added sugars you consume to no more than half of your daily discretionary calorie allowance.” Sorry, ladies. Women can’t eat as much sugar and stay …

High, Low, and Just Right: How to Keep An Aging Adult’s Blood Pressure in the Green Zone | 10/9/2019

… blood pressure for adults is defined as a systolic pressure of less than 120 and a diastolic pressure of less than 80, or 120/80. Is Dad’s Blood Pressure Too High? Updated guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have changed the definition of high blood pressure or hypertension for most people, the NIA reports. High blood pressure is now generally defined as 130 or higher …

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… visit the Financial Services Beverly Hospital from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. The office is located inside the main entrance. Free valet parking. Community CPR programs Beverly Hospital is offering several American Heart Association CPR courses designed for non-medical personnel and teach the skills and techniques used in adult, infant and child CPR. This course also covers choking in adult and children, and the use of …

Want to live longer? Try getting a dog. | 10/9/2019

Want to live longer? Try getting a dog. By Christopher Ingraham / The Washington Post Oct 9, 2019 Ezra, a 6-year-old dog, stands at the end of the Blessing of the Animals during St. Francis Day at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Save Some tips for living a long, healthy life: Eat right. Get …

Your Health: Want to live longer? Try getting a dog | 10/9/2019

Some tips for living a long, healthy life: Eat right. Get plenty of sleep and exercise. And get a dog. That last item comes courtesy of a new study published in Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association, which reviews several decades’ worth of evidence on the relationship between dog ownership and mortality. The authors undertook the review in an effort to reconcile differences in previously published literature on …

American Heart Association reports No Added Dizzy Episodes for Adults on more intensive Blood Pressure-Lowering Treatment | 10/9/2019

Pinterest New Orleans, LA – Adults who received more intensive treatment to lower their blood pressure were less likely to experience drastic blood pressure drops , which can cause dizziness and increase risk of falling, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Hypertension 2019 Scientific Sessions. Reducing heart disease risk in people with difficult-to-treat high blood pressure involves more than controlling blood pressure based on arm cuff …

‘Owning A Dog Leads To A Longer Life, Study Says | 10/9/2019

… be your companion would naturally be a boost to your mental and physical health. Advert But now it’s been confirmed that dogs help extend your life, according to a new study. Researchers at the American Heart Association discovered that owning a dog can be really beneficial to you. Credit: PA The study, published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes , reported: “Dog ownership was associated with a 33 per cent lower …

Dog owners have reduced risk of dying from heart problems, says researcher | 10/9/2019

… live longer than their canine-less counterparts, experiencing nearly a one-third lower risk of dying from heart problems. Caroline Kramer, an endocrinologist at Mount Sinai Hospital, led the systematic review published by an American Heart Association journal. Researchers analyzed data on more than 3.8 million people taken from 10 studies published between 1950 and 2019. They found that dog ownership was associated with a 24 per cent risk reduction …

American Heart Association Says Taking A Stand Against E-Cigarette Use Among Youth Is Critical | 10/9/2019

In North Texas and across the country, e-cigarettes are the most commonly used tobacco product by most youth and adolescents, with nearly 30% of high school seniors using the product. E-cigarettes are undoing decades of progress made in reducing youth tobacco use, and they risk addicting millions of young people to nicotine. The liquid solutions in e-cigarettes typically include nicotine and chemical flavorings, and when heated, they …

Watauga, Avery Obituaries – October 8, 2019 | 10/9/2019

Watauga, Avery Obituaries – October 8, 2019 Published Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 5:30 pm The following are recent obituary notices from Austin & Barnes and Hampton funeral homes in Boone and Reins-Sturdivant in Newland Harold Richard Potter 1972 – 2019 Harold Richard Potter, age 46, of Boone, passed away October 2, 2019 at the Johnson City Medical Center after a battle with cardiac disease. Born December 30, 1972 in Watauga County …

CANADA: Dog owners have reduced risk of dying from heart problems, says researcher | 10/9/2019

… live longer than their canine-less counterparts, experiencing nearly a one-third lower risk of dying from heart problems. Caroline Kramer, an endocrinologist at Mount Sinai Hospital, led the systematic review published by an American Heart Association journal. Researchers analyzed data on more than 3.8 million people taken from 10 studies published between 1950 and 2019. They found that dog ownership was associated with a 24 per cent risk reduction …

Owning a dog could cut your risk of death by up to 65%, studies suggest - Maosoo3h | 10/9/2019

… plays a well known role to the detriment of older people in the US, not only hindering them from living happy lives, but often actually increasing their risks of death and chronic illnesses. The American Heart Association (AHA), which released an accompanying statement, noted that it’s not exactly proof that dogs will keep you healthier, but it’s pretty good evidence that having one is beneficial for older people. ‘While these …

Dog owners live longer | 10/9/2019

… among those who had a heart attack and stroke. Image Credit: Halfpoint / Shutterstock Dog ownership may be linked with a reduced risk of premature death and better cardiovascular outcomes. Two separate studies by the American Heart Association (AHA) showed that canine companionship might be good for people with heart disease and those who are living alone. “The findings in these two well-done studies and analyses build upon prior studies …

Readers’ Forum, Oct. 9, 2019: A very bad and ugly precedent | 10/9/2019

Readers’ Forum, Oct. 9, 2019: A very bad and ugly precedent 13 hrs ago A very bad and ugly precedent There are many very meritorious organizations, the American Heart Association, the Komen Foundation, many houses of worship, other educational institutions, Union Hospital and many others that would never seek or propose a referendum to be voted on to raise people’s property taxes to get money to pay for their operational …

Alarming report: Energy drinks have life-threatening side effects | 10/9/2019

… sometimes deadly side effects as a result of consuming energy drinks, and an alarming number of these victims have been children. In fact, the lead author of research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association has said, ‘the public should be aware of the impact of energy drinks on their body, especially if they have other underlying health conditions.” The severe side effects from these drinks included seizures …

Alarming report: Energy drinks have life-threatening side effects | Health | 10/9/2019

… sometimes deadly side effects as a result of consuming energy drinks, and an alarming number of these victims have been children. In fact, the lead author of research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association has said, ‘the public should be aware of the impact of energy drinks on their body, especially if they have other underlying health conditions.” The severe side effects from these drinks included seizures …

Study: Owning a dog helps you live longer, lowers risk of heart attack, stroke | WSET | 10/9/2019

SOUTH BEND, Ind. ( WSBT ) – Dogs are the perfect furry friends to cuddle up with at the end of the day, but new research suggests your pet can actually help you live a longer, healthier life. According to a study published in a journal of the American Heart Association, owning a canine was associated with a 24% reduced risk of all-cause mortality and a 31% lower risk of death by …

Study: Losing weight – and keeping it off – linked to cardiometabolic benefits | 10/9/2019

… to people who regain weight, finds a new study led by researchers from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts. The study was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association on Oct. 9. After a successful one-year intensive lifestyle weight-loss intervention, maintaining the weight loss (as opposed to regaining it) was better for all cardiometabolic risk factors assessed three years later …

American Medical Association

Your Community Health Center earns national recognition from AHA, AMA | 10/2/2019

The American Heart Association and the American Medical Association announced the 2019 list of physician practices and health systems receiving a Target: BP™ Recognition Award for their commitment to prioritize blood pressure control within the communities they serve. Your Community Health Center was recognized by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Medical Association (AMA) as a leader in the national effort to get patient blood pressure rates under …

September 2019 Briefing - Cardiology | 10/1/2019

… the first 10 years of follow-up, according to a study published online Sept. 25 in the Journal of the American Heart Association . Abstract/Full Text (subscription or payment may be required) Racial/Ethnic Disparities … in the Sept. 24 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association . Editorial (subscription or payment may be required) More Blood Pressure Drugs Recalled TUESDAY, Sept. 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) – The recall of the …

AMA

Your Community Health Center earns national recognition from AHA, AMA | 10/2/2019

The American Heart Association and the American Medical Association announced the 2019 list of physician practices and health systems receiving a Target: BP™ Recognition Award for their commitment to prioritize blood pressure control within the communities they serve. Your Community Health Center was recognized by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Medical Association (AMA) as a leader in the national effort to get patient blood pressure rates under …

CIS recognized for efforts to control high blood pressure | 9/30/2019

The American Heart Association and the American Medical Association awarded Gold Status to Cardiovascular Institute of the South for its work getting patient blood pressure rates under control and helping to reducince the number of Americans who have heart attacks and strokes each year. CIS is one of 542 physician practices and health systems to be recognized nationally by the AMA and AHA Target: BP program for achieving blood pressure …

ACA

James T. Willerson, MD is recognized by Continental Who’s Who | PR Newswire | 8/23/2019

… Academy, San Antonio, Texas in 1953 and from the Texas Military Institute (TMI), San Antonio, Texas in 1957. Following this, Dr. Willerson received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Texas Austin , Texas in 1961, and he received his Medical Degree from Baylor College of Medicine in 1965. To further his professional development, Dr. Willerson has maintained professional memberships with many organizations throughout his career including: American Heart …

James T. Willerson, MD is recognized by Continental Who’s Who | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 8/23/2019

… Academy, San Antonio, Texas in 1953 and from the Texas Military Institute (TMI), San Antonio, Texas in 1957. Following this, Dr. Willerson received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Texas Austin , Texas in 1961, and he received his Medical Degree from Baylor College of Medicine in 1965. To further his professional development, Dr. Willerson has maintained professional memberships with many organizations throughout his career including: American Heart …

Food and Drug Administration

Mathematical Models for Him (and for Her Too) | 10/1/2019

… effect on heart disease—initially enrolled over 22,000 participants. None of these participants were female. In the 1970s, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) banned women of childbearing age from participating in phase I … also known as hypertension. According to a report from the American Heart Association , hypertension affects one in three U.S. adults and is the primary cause of premature death in the developed world. Scientists have long …

Neovasc’s Tiara™ for Treatment of Mitral Regurgitation and Neovasc Reducer™ for Treatment of Refractory Angina Featured in Multiple Presentations at TCT 2019 Conference | PR Newswire | 9/30/2019

… is completed in approximately 20 minutes. While the Reducer is not approved for commercial use in the USA, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) granted Breakthrough Device designation to the Reducer in October 2018 … clinical endpoints in patients with refractory angina,” Journal of the American Heart Association, vol. 4, no. 2, article e001287, 2015. SOURCE Neovasc Inc. Related Links www.neovasc.com …

Mental Health

American Heart Association CEO Roundtable Launches Mental Health Awareness Campaign | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 10/8/2019

DALLAS , Oct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – The first step to tackling mental health is to normalize the conversation about it—and that’s what the American Heart Association’s CEO Roundtable is doing. In honor of World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10 , 46 CEOs from leading U.S. companies and organizations unite their voices to kick off a nationwide public awareness campaign, “Sharing,” proving that sharing mental health concerns with the right people …

Medicare

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Medicare, Medicaid and other health insurance issues, may visit the Financial Services Beverly Hospital from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. The office is located inside the main entrance. Free valet parking. Community CPR programs Beverly Hospital is offering several American Heart Association CPR courses designed for non-medical personnel and teach the skills and techniques used in adult, infant and child CPR. This course also covers choking …

CDC

American Heart Association Names Omron Healthcare President & CEO Ranndy Kellogg To Board of Directors | PR Newswire | 10/1/2019

LAKE FOREST, Ill. , Oct. 1, Today, the American Heart Association (AHA), the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke, announced that it has appointed Ranndy Kellogg , president and CEO … million to fund studies in Illinois research institutions. 1 Heart.org: CDC Prevention Programs SOURCE Omron Healthcare, Inc. Related Links https://omronhealthcare.com …

Empowering Patients to Take Care of Their Hearts | 9/30/2019

American Heart Association (AHA) . Atrial fibrillation (AFib), which is often associated with hypertension and could affect up to 6 million people per CDC statistics, can be asymptomatic, so patients may be unaware they have it. The CDC also reports that more than 600,000 Americans die each year from heart disease, and coronary artery disease is the most common type of such disease. Also impacting the heart is diabetes —and more …

National Institutes of Health

Alarming report: Energy drinks have life-threatening side effects | 10/9/2019

by: Dena Schmidt, staff writer October 9, 2019 ( NaturalHealth365 ) According to the National Institutes of Health, “a growing body of scientific evidence shows that energy drinks can have serious health effects, particularly in children, teenagers … lead author of research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association has said, ‘the public should be aware of the impact of energy drinks on their body, especially if they have other underlying …

Alarming report: Energy drinks have life-threatening side effects | Health | 10/9/2019

NaturalHealth365 ) According to the National Institutes of Health, “a growing body of scientific evidence shows that energy drinks can have serious health effects, particularly in children, teenagers, and young adults.” So, why are these products … lead author of research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association has said, ‘the public should be aware of the impact of energy drinks on their body, especially if they have other underlying …

Brain Health

American Heart Association CEO Roundtable Launches Mental Health Awareness Campaign | PR Newswire | 10/8/2019

DALLAS first step to tackling mental health is to normalize the conversation about it—and that’s what the American Heart Association’s CEO Roundtable is doing. In honor of World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10 … a trustworthy source empowering people to improve their heart health, brain health and well-being. We collaborate with numerous organizations and millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, advocate for stronger public health policies, and …

Boost Brain Health | 10/2/2019

Brain health is the ability to remember, learn, play and maintain an active mind. According to the American Heart Association, failing brain health is a public health epidemic that could be more serious than we think. Consider these statistics: The brain begins showing signs of cognitive decline as a person enters their 20s. 3 out of 5 Americans will develop a brain disease in their lifetime. By 2030, the total …

Medicaid

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Medicaid and other health insurance issues, may visit the Financial Services Beverly Hospital from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. The office is located inside the main entrance. Free valet parking. Community CPR programs Beverly Hospital is offering several American Heart Association CPR courses designed for non-medical personnel and teach the skills and techniques used in adult, infant and child CPR. This course also covers choking in …

Apple Health

This May Be the Most Important Health Metric an Apple Watch Can Tell You | 9/30/2019

Your Apple Watch can give you a lot of data about your health and wellness, but there’s one particular metric that you should be paying particular attention to.. It’s your resting heart rate. And according to health experts, it’s way more important than you think. Why Your Resting Heart Rate Is Important First off, what is your resting heart rate? According to the American Heart Association , it’s the “number of …

Apple Watch New Research App: A Boon to Women’s Health | 9/13/2019

The Apple company, in 2018, enrolled more than 400,000 people in its Apple Heart Study conducted in partnership with Stanford University researchers. “The Apple Heart Study results are so encouraging that it pushed Apple executives … academic organizations, including the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association, as well as leading educational, medical institutions including the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in …

Medtronic

Interventional Neurology Market to Surpass US$ 2.7 Billion by 2024 | Trends and Forecast by Product Type, Technique, Therapeutic Application | Medtronic, Inc., Penumbra, Inc., Stryker Corporation | 8/24/2019

Medtronic, Inc., Penumbra, Inc., Stryker Corporation Interventional Neurology Market The global Interventional neurology market was valued at US$ 1,694.5 million in 2015 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 5.3% during the forecast period (2016 - 2024). The Global Interventional Neurology Market is projected to reach USD 2,684.6 million by 2024, according to a new report by published by Coherent Market Insights. Recommendations from the American Heart Association and …

Interventional Neurology Market to Surpass US$ 2.7 Billion by 2024 | Trends and Forecast by Product Type, Technique, Therapeutic Application | Medtronic, Inc., Penumbra, Inc., Stryker Corporation | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 8/23/2019

… reach USD 2,684.6 million by 2024, according to a new report by published by Coherent Market Insights. Recommendations from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association to use neurointerventional devices in stroke is a … access device in the U.S. and European markets In 2015, Medtronic PLC acquired Lazarus Effect, a California-based medical device company engaged in development of acute ischemic stroke products for around US$ 100 million. Lazarus …

WebMD

Cooling Cardiac Arrest Patients May Mean Better Long-Term Brain Function - WebMD | 10/2/2019

… activity (asystole) or someone still has electrical activity but there’s no blood to pump through the heart (pulseless electrical activity). “The prognosis for both is similar and terrible,” said Dr. John Osborne, an American Heart Association spokesman and director of cardiology at State of the Heart Cardiology in Dallas. Osborne said cooling (“therapeutic hypothermia “) is already used when people are in a coma but had a shockable rhythm because it …

Boston Scientific

Outlook on the World Cardiac Monitoring Market to 2024 - ECG Monitor Projected to Dominate | PR Newswire | 7/18/2019

… and Canada owing to a drastic increase in the patient pool of cardiovascular diseases. As per the report from the American Heart Association on heart disease and stroke, in 2017, over approximately 800,000 deaths occurred … LANDSCAPE 6.1 Company Profiles 6.1.1 Medtronic 6.1.2 Abbott Laboratories 6.1.3 Boston Scientific Corporation 6.1.4 GE Healthcare 6.1.5 iRhythm Technologies Inc. 6.1.6 Biotronik 6.1.7 Livanova 6.1.8 Hill-Rom Holdings 6.1.9 Schiller 6.1.10 Biotelemetry 6.1.11 Applied Cardiac …

Boston Scientific says Watchman more cost effective than drugs for AFib | MedTech Dive | 7/1/2019

Boston Scientific says Watchman more cost effective than drugs for AFib Author share Dive Brief: Left atrial appendage closure with Boston Scientific’s Watchman device for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation patients saves money over the long term compared to use of warfarin and non-warfarin oral anticoagulants, a study funded by the device maker concluded. The study , published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, used long-term data …

Novartis

Visiongain Report Looks at Opportunities Within the $23bn Hypertension Drugs Market | PR Newswire | 9/27/2019

… the leading companies of the hypertension drugs market: • Actelion • AstraZeneca • Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH • Daiichi Sankyo • Johnson & Johnson Company • Merck & Co. • Novartis • Pfizer • Sanofi Aventis • United Therapeutics • Analysis of the Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities and Porter’s Five … Zeneca Group PLC List of Organisations Mentioned in the Report American Heart Association Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute US National Institute of Health World Health Organization World …

ISCHEMIA highlights newly announced AHA late-breaking clinical trials | 9/26/2019

… New data from CV prevention and treatment trials are among the late-breaking clinical trials selected for presentation at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions from Nov. 16 to 18 in Philadelphia. The late-breaking … PARAGON-HF trial, including the effects of sacubitril/valsartan (Entresol, Novartis) in women compared with men and a secondary analysis across the spectrum of ejection fraction . As Healiopreviously reported , sacubitril/valsartan did not reduce the …

Pfizer

Visiongain Report Looks at Opportunities Within the $23bn Hypertension Drugs Market | PR Newswire | 9/27/2019

… leading companies of the hypertension drugs market: • Actelion • AstraZeneca • Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH • Daiichi Sankyo • Johnson & Johnson Company • Merck & Co. • Novartis • Pfizer • Sanofi Aventis • United Therapeutics • Analysis of the Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities and Porter’s Five Forces … Zeneca Group PLC List of Organisations Mentioned in the Report American Heart Association Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute US National Institute of Health World Health Organization World …

Heparin Market Projected to Grow $7.4 Billion by 2026 | Key Players – GlaxoSmithKline plc; Pfizer, Inc.; Baxter; Leo Pharma A/S; Sanofi; and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 9/11/2019

… and renal diseases among other chronic diseases is expected to boost the growth. According to the data published in the American Heart Association, in 2018, approximately 92.1 million American adults were living with some form … key companies operating in the heparin market are GlaxoSmithKline plc; Pfizer, Inc.; Baxter; Leo Pharma A/S; Sanofi; Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.; Aspen Holdings; B. Braun Medical Inc.; Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA; and Teva Pharmaceutical …

Covidien

LivaNova Welcomes Stacy Enxing Seng to Board of Directors | Business Wire | 6/20/2019

American Heart Association. Enxing Seng has also held several executive positions, including President of Covidien Vascular Therapies and President of Covidien Peripheral Vascular. She was founding member and executive officer of ev3 Incorporated prior to its acquisition by Covidien. Her other relevant experience comes from previous positions with SCIMED, Boston Scientific, American Hospital Supply and Baxter. “Stacy’s background adds tremendous value to the Board, and we welcome her helpful guidance …

Abbott Laboratories

Outlook on the World Cardiac Monitoring Market to 2024 - ECG Monitor Projected to Dominate | PR Newswire | 7/18/2019

… and Canada owing to a drastic increase in the patient pool of cardiovascular diseases. As per the report from the American Heart Association on heart disease and stroke, in 2017, over approximately 800,000 deaths occurred … America 6 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 6.1 Company Profiles 6.1.1 Medtronic 6.1.2 Abbott Laboratories 6.1.3 Boston Scientific Corporation 6.1.4 GE Healthcare 6.1.5 iRhythm Technologies Inc. 6.1.6 Biotronik 6.1.7 Livanova 6.1.8 Hill-Rom Holdings 6.1.9 Schiller 6.1.10 Biotelemetry …

North America’s Cardiac Monitoring Market to 2024: Anticipating a CAGR of Approx 4.5% - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business Wire | 6/25/2019

… technological developments in cardiac monitoring devices that minimizing the chances of infection and improved efficiency of devices. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), cardiovascular disease accounts for 17.3 million deaths per year. The Centre … Canada 5.3.1.3 Mexico 6 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 6.1 Company Profiles 6.1.1 Abbott Laboratories 6.1.2 Biotronik 6.1.3 Biotelemetry 6.1.4 Boston Scientific Corporation 6.1.5 GE Healthcare 6.1.6 Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. 6.1.7 iRhythm Technologies Inc. 6.1.8 Livanova PLC …

Merck

Visiongain Report Looks at Opportunities Within the $23bn Hypertension Drugs Market | PR Newswire | 9/27/2019

… discussion on the leading companies of the hypertension drugs market: • Actelion • AstraZeneca • Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH • Daiichi Sankyo • Johnson & Johnson Company • Merck & Co. • Novartis • Pfizer • Sanofi Aventis • United Therapeutics • Analysis of the Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities and … Zeneca Group PLC List of Organisations Mentioned in the Report American Heart Association Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute US National Institute of Health World Health Organization World …

World Heart Failure Drugs Market to Witness a CAGR of 9.1% During 2019-2025 - Dominated by Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, Bayer, and Pfizer - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business Wire | 5/30/2019

… diuretics segment occupied the largest share in 2018. The existing guiding principle by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association recommends that diuretics should be directed at doses adequate to attain optimum … PLC 9.5 Pfizer Inc. 10 Companies to Watch For 10.1 Merck & Co 10.2 Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH 10.3 Bristol-Myers Squibb 10.4 Mylan N.V. 10.5 Sanofi 10.6 Amgen Inc. For more information about this report visit …

RapidSOS

RapidSOS Closes $55M Series B to Advance Emergency Response Globally | PR Newswire | 10/8/2019

NEW YORK , Oct. 8, RapidSOS, a New York -based emergency technology company, today announced the closing of a $55M funding round. The latest investment was led by Energy Impact Partners (EIP), the largest energy technology … saving emergency data from Apple, Google, Uber, MedicAlert Foundation, the American Heart Association, and more via the RapidSOS Clearinghouse – a secure source for emergency data. Connected device companies can use one of RapidSOS’s modern APIs …

American Heart Association, RapidSOS team up to link emergency responders with patients’ medical data | FierceHealthcare | 6/20/2019

When first responders arrive on the scene of medical emergencies such as cardiac arrests, they often have to rely on limited information about patients based on what is communicated verbally to 911 operators. Lacking information like patients’ medical histories, current medications or emergency contacts can cause critical delays in care. The American Heart Association (AHA) and emergency technology company RapidSOS are working to close this gap by building a health …

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Recognized as a 2019 “Best Place to Work” in Dallas | PR Newswire | 8/15/2019

American Heart Association, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Alzheimer’s Association and many other non-profit and community-service organizations, both local and national. Individual stories can be found in the Culture section of EPIC’s website at https://www.epicbrokers.com/culture/ tabs About EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property and casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. EPIC has created …

14 Patient Groups Oppose New Administration Rule on Public Charge | PR Newswire | 8/13/2019

American Heart Association American Liver Foundation American Lung Association Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Family Voices Hemophilia Federation of America Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Lutheran Services in America March of Dimes National Hemophilia Foundation National Multiple Sclerosis Society National Patient Advocate Foundation Susan G. Komen WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease For media inquiries please contact: Suniti Sarah Bal : 916-390-1860; [email protected] SOURCE The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Related Links http …

Silicon Valley Bank

Gemphire Therapeutics Presents Data At American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions Showing That Gemcabene Significantly Reduces Atherogenic Remnant Lipoprotein And LDL-C As Add-on To Statins In A Cardiometabolic Population And Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results - TheStreet | 11/13/2017

… and provided a corporate update. The study results were featured in poster presentations Sunday November 12th and today at the American Heart Association ® (AHA) in Anaheim, California. “The third quarter of 2017 was marked by … a term loan agreement for up to $15.0 million with Silicon Valley Bank, subject to funding in several tranches, and immediately drew $10.0 million to extend the cash runway for the ongoing development program for …

Jefferies Financial Group

Response by Towbin and Jefferies to Letter Regarding Article, “Cardiomyopathies Due to Left Ventricular Noncompaction, Mitochondrial and Storage Diseases, and Inborn Errors of Metabolism” [Letter to the Editor] | 12/7/2017

Journal of the American Heart Association Letter to the Editor Response by Towbin and Jefferies to Letter Regarding Article, “Cardiomyopathies Due to Left Ventricular Noncompaction, Mitochondrial and Storage Diseases, and Inborn Errors of Metabolism” Jeffrey A. Towbin , John Lynn Jefferies Originally published December 7, 2017 Jeffrey A. Towbin This article requires a subscription to view the full text. If you have a subscription you may use the login form below …

Technical Snapshots for These Drug Makers Stocks – AstraZeneca, Impax Laboratories, TherapeuticsMD, and GlaxoSmithKline | PR Newswire | 11/13/2017

… announced that it and its global biologics R&D arm, MedImmune, will be underlining their scientific focus on cardiovascular, renal, and metabolic diseases with 28 presentations, including two late-breaking trials, at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions taking place from November 11 th , 2017, to November 15 th , 2017 in Anaheim, California . Visit us today and access your complete report on AZN for free at: http://dailystocktracker.com/registration/?symbol …

ARTIS Ventures

AI-Powered Digital Health Company Eko Closes $20 Million Series B to Continue the Fight Against Heart Disease | Globe Newswire | 9/25/2019

ARTIS Ventures , the funding will drive further research and development and commercialization of Eko’s machine learning platform for cardiac screening and analysis. Additional new and returning investors in the round include DigiTx Partners , NTT Venture Capital (NTTVC) , 3M Ventures , Mayo Clinic , Seraph Group , and XTX Ventures . Statistics from the American Heart Association show that cardiovascular disease is the leading global cause of death, accounting for more than 17.6 million deaths …

Lightstone Ventures

LivaNova Welcomes Stacy Enxing Seng to Board of Directors | Business Wire | 6/20/2019

… LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ:LIVN), a market-leading medical technology company, today announced that Stacy Enxing Seng, a Venture Partner with Lightstone Ventures and former executive at several healthcare and medical technology companies, was elected by … Inc., FIRE 1 INC., Go Red for Women and Minnesota – American Heart Association. Enxing Seng has also held several executive positions, including President of Covidien Vascular Therapies and President of Covidien Peripheral Vascular. She was …

LivaNova Welcomes Stacy Enxing Seng to Board of Directors – Company Announcement - FT.com | Financial Times | 6/20/2019

… LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ:LIVN), a market-leading medical technology company, today announced that Stacy Enxing Seng , a Venture Partner with Lightstone Ventures and former executive at several healthcare and medical technology companies, was elected by … Inc. , FIRE 1 INC., Go Red for Women and Minnesota – American Heart Association . Enxing Seng has also held several executive positions, including President of Covidien Vascular Therapies and President of Covidien Peripheral Vascular. She was …

BlackRock

CEO Action For Diversity & Inclusion™ Convenes C-Suite Leaders To Strengthen Companies’ Diversity And Inclusion Strategies | PR Newswire | 1/17/2018

American Heart Association, Apollo Global Management, Assurant, AT&T, Avery Dennison , Bank of America, Barilla, BDO USA , Becton Dickinson , Bentley University, BlackRock, Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts, Booz Allen Hamilton , Boston Scientific Corporation, C.H. Robinson, CA Technologies, Campbell Soup, Cardinal Health, CBS Corporation, Centene Corporation, Center for Talent Innovation, Cleveland Clinic, CNA, Con Edison, Contran Corporation, Corning Incorporated, Council on Foundations, Crowe Horwath LLP, CSAA Insurance Group, CSRA, Cubic Corporation …

CEO Action For Diversity & Inclusion™ Convenes C-Suite Leaders To Strengthen Companies’ Diversity | PR Newswire | 1/17/2018

American Heart Association, Apollo Global Management, Assurant, AT&T, Avery Dennison , Bank of America, Barilla, BDO USA , Becton Dickinson , Bentley University, BlackRock, Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts, Booz Allen Hamilton , Boston Scientific Corporation, C.H. Robinson, CA Technologies, Campbell Soup, Cardinal Health, CBS Corporation, Centene Corporation, Center for Talent Innovation, Cleveland Clinic, CNA, Con Edison, Contran Corporation, Corning Incorporated, Council on Foundations, Crowe Horwath LLP, CSAA Insurance Group, CSRA, Cubic Corporation …

General Catalyst Partners

Corvia Medical Announces Enrollment Of First Patients In Pivotal Trial Of The IASD® System II For The Treatment Of Heart Failure | PR Newswire | 11/14/2017

… The IASD® System II For The Treatment Of Heart Failure Data from randomized feasibility trial to be presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2017 News provided by 07:04 ET Share this article ANAHEIM … Privately held, the company is backed by Third Rock Ventures, General Catalyst Partners, AccelMed, Lumira Capital and an undisclosed strategic investor. For more information, please visit http://corviamedical.com/ . MEDIA CONTACT …

HCA

Not All Plant-Based Foods Are Created Equal, Warns The Plantrician Project | PRWeb | 8/27/2019

… lifestyle,” says Scott Stoll, MD, board chairman and co-founder of The Plantrician Project, “it is critical that doctors and healthcare practitioners equip themselves with knowledge that the optimal benefits of a plant-based lifestyle … of the American Medical Association and The Journal of the American Heart Association, published studies indicating plant-based diets may be associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, coronary artery disease, as well …

Improving neonatal resuscitation in Tennessee: a large-scale, quality improvement project | Nature | 8/15/2019

… 85:253–9. Google Scholar 2. Textbook of neonatal resuscitation. In: Kattwinkel, J 6th ed. USA: American Academy of Pediatrics and American Heart Association; 2011. 3. Perinatal Quality Collabortive working group. Developing and sustaining perinatal quality … Breakthrough Improvement. IHI Innovation Series white paper. Boston: Institute for Healthcare Improvement; 2003. 12. Bell RFN, Halamek L, Leone T, Nisbet C on behalf of CPQCC. Delivery room management of VLBW infant; 2011. 13. Kotwal …

Mayo Clinic

Heart failure clinics are keeping more patients out of emergency rooms | 10/4/2019

This year, nearly 1.1 million Americas are expected to suffer “coronary events,” according to an American Heart Association report released earlier this year. The good news is that the number of deaths caused by cardiovascular … University of Michigan, but also at major medical centers like Mayo Clinic (which has heart failure clinics in Arizona, Florida, and Minnesota), NYU Langone Medical Center, and Cleveland Clinic. Also see: 2019 Healthcare Giants Report …

Harvard Medical School

AHA News: Understanding Bernie Sanders’ Heart Treatment | 10/5/2019

… Understanding Bernie Sanders’ Heart Treatment Latest Heart News Want More News? Sign Up for MedicineNet Newsletters! THURSDAY, Oct. 3, 2019 (American Heart Association News) – Sen. Bernie Sanders had no reported history of heart disease and … common one, said Dr. Deepak L. Bhatt, a professor at Harvard Medical School. “That’s the thing about heart disease ,” Bhatt said. “You can be feeling great one day and be having a heart attack the …

New Data on the Health Benefits of Vitamin D and Fish Oil Supplements | Everyday Health | 10/4/2019

… examined the effects of omega-3 supplements on heart-related outcomes was published September 30 in the Journal of the American Heart Association ( JAHA ) . The results back up a large-scale investigation of nearly 26,000 … NEJM study, JoAnn Manson, MD, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and the chief of the division of preventive medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. But in terms of the supplements …

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH

Heart failure clinics are keeping more patients out of emergency rooms | 10/4/2019

This year, nearly 1.1 million Americas are expected to suffer “coronary events,” according to an American Heart Association report released earlier this year. The good news is that the number of deaths caused by cardiovascular … in Arizona, Florida, and Minnesota), NYU Langone Medical Center, and Cleveland Clinic. Also see: 2019 Healthcare Giants Report: The ‘smart hospital’ is on the horizon Add to that list the Max and Debra Ernst Heart …

Cleveland Clinic

Heart failure clinics are keeping more patients out of emergency rooms | 10/4/2019

This year, nearly 1.1 million Americas are expected to suffer “coronary events,” according to an American Heart Association report released earlier this year. The good news is that the number of deaths caused by cardiovascular … in Arizona, Florida, and Minnesota), NYU Langone Medical Center, and Cleveland Clinic. Also see: 2019 Healthcare Giants Report: The ‘smart hospital’ is on the horizon Add to that list the Max and Debra Ernst Heart …

Massachusetts General Hospital

Berkshire Partners Announces New Advisory Directors | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 9/19/2019

… healthcare consultant while also staying involved with several leading healthcare organizations, including serving on the board of directors of the American Heart Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania and as a Wish Granter and a former member … is a member of the board of trustees at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, serves on the finance committee at Partners HealthCare and serves on the board of directors of Arosa LLC …

New Apple Watch studies to explore CV, women’s health | 9/11/2019

… a population level,” Cardiology Today Editorial Board Member Jagmeet P. Singh, MD, DPhil, associate chief of the cardiology division at Massachusetts General Hospital and professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, told Healio. “This will … and Movement Study, conducted by Apple in collaboration with the American Heart Association and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, researchers will analyze how heart rate and mobility signals such as walking pace and climbing flights of …

Kaiser Permanente

Baked Cajun catfish and collard greens | 10/3/2019

American Heart Association recommends eating 2 servings of fish per week. For added benefit, try substituting a fatty fish such as trout. Fattier fish have higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids, which can boost your mood . This recipe first appeared on the Kaiser Permanente Washington food and fitness blog — visit for more healthy and delicious recipes. Servings: 4 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (more or less, depending on desired spiciness …

For healthy blood pressure, both numbers matter | NBC News | 7/17/2019

… new research confirms that both numbers are important in determining a person’s heart disease risk. The study, from researchers at Kaiser Permanente in California, was published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine . “Although … their risk for heart attack and stroke. In 2017, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology updated their guidelines for optimal blood pressure. Anyone with a measurement over 130/80 mmHg is considered …

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Study Finds Millions Still Taking Daily Aspirin Despite New Guidelines/Possible Risks | Forbes | 8/29/2019

Old habits die hard. Despite lack of evidence of any real benefits and new guidelines by the American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology (ACC) not to do so, millions of healthy older … Drs. Colin O’Brien, Stephen Juraschek, and Christina C. Wee at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard University, analyzed data from thousands of men and women in the U.S. to find out how many of …

Aspirin use may be widespread despite new guidelines | National Institutes of Health | 8/13/2019

American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology updated their guidelines last March. They no longer recommend aspirin for cardiovascular disease prevention in adults aged 70 and older or for those with a higher risk of bleeding, like those with stomach (peptic) ulcers. To find out how many people in the United States take aspirin for cardiovascular disease prevention, Drs. Colin O’Brien, Stephen Juraschek, and Christina C. Wee at Beth …

MD Anderson Cancer Center

The Medical Tests Every Woman Needs in Her 30s, 40s, 50s, and 60s | MSN | 4/24/2019

… them every five years,” says Therese Bevers, MD, medical director of the Cancer Prevention Center at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. “That would apply all the way through age 65 … and then moving to annual testing at age 40. The American Heart Association recommends starting at age 20 and redoing the test at least once every two years. A fasting lipoprotein profile or panel measures …

Heart doctors recommend cardiac rehab for cancer patients | 4/24/2019

American Heart Association (AHA) urges in a new scientific statement. “How do we protect our patients going through cancer therapy? As we focus on curing cancer, we also need to think about the ways to protect them as a whole person,” said Dr Susan Gilchrist of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Advertisement “Exercise is one of the best ways to protect the whole person and …

AHN

AHN Hospitals Receive National Recognition for Quality of Heart Failure Treatment | 8/16/2019

Posted August 15th, 2019 for Allegheny Health Network Thursday, August 15, 2019 PITTSBURGH, Pa – Six Allegheny Health Network (AHN) hospitals have received national recognition for delivering high quality heart failure treatment. In this year’s American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines®– Heart Failure Achievement Awards, Allegheny General (AGH), Forbes, Jefferson and Allegheny Valley (AVH) hospitals received Gold Plus designations, while Saint Vincent (SVH) and West Penn hospitals received Silver Plus …

Allegheny Health Network Names Srinivas Murali, MD, FACC, System Chair of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine | PRWeb | 8/15/2019

… of Cardiovascular Medicine Share Article Srinivas Murali, MD, FACC, a nationally-recognized cardiologist and medical director of Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Cardiovascular Institute, has been named Chair of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine for AHN … year term as President of the local affiliate of the American Heart Association (AHA). He serves as a fellow with the American College of Physicians and is a longstanding member of the AHA, the Heart …

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

The American Heart Association names first Social Impact Fund recipients in Chicago | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 9/12/2019

NewMediaWire ) - September 12, 2019 - CHICAGO - The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, today announced the first set of Social Impact Fund investments aimed at improving … you live,” said Dr. Derek Robinson, chief medical officer of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois and American Heart Association Diversity Leadership Committee volunteer. “We’re seeing a 30-year gap in life expectancy between …

Humana

Better Medicare Alliance (BMA) announces Bruce Broussard, CEO of Humana, as a Keynote Speaker at their Annual Medicare Advantage Summit | Globe Newswire | 6/18/2019

English Français Better Medicare Alliance (BMA) announces Bruce Broussard, CEO of Humana, as a Keynote Speaker at their Annual Medicare Advantage Summit Join Broussard and other health care leaders in the conversation about the “Future … also held leadership roles in at The Business Council, The American Heart Association CEO Roundtable, KeyCorp, and the World Economic Forum Health Governors Board. “As Humana continues to expand the functionality of our integrated care …

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Fitbit data could predict readmission rates — Humana’s new digital medication management tool — Interoperability complicates Aurora-Advocate merger | Business Insider | 12/11/2017

… to Grand View Research. Enjoy reading this briefing? Sign up and receive Digital Health Briefing to your inbox. BI Intelligence HUMANA INTRODUCES A DIGITAL MEDICATION MANAGEMENT TOOL: Humana, the insurance provider, has introduced a digital … to the doctor, emergency room, and hospital, according to the American Heart Association EHR INTEROPERABILITY TO PLAY A BIG ROLE IN AURORA-ADVOCATE MERGER: A potential merger between Advocate Health Care and Aurora Health Care …

Health Net

Allegheny Health Network Names Srinivas Murali, MD, FACC, System Chair of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine | PRWeb | 8/15/2019

Allegheny Health Network Names Srinivas Murali, MD, FACC, System Chair of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine Share Article Srinivas Murali, MD, FACC, a nationally-recognized cardiologist and medical director of Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Cardiovascular … year term as President of the local affiliate of the American Heart Association (AHA). He serves as a fellow with the American College of Physicians and is a longstanding member of the AHA, the Heart …

AHN Names Indu Poornima, MD, Recipient of Yvonne B. Maher Endowed Professorship | PRWeb | 4/5/2019

AHN Names Indu Poornima, MD, Recipient of Yvonne B. Maher Endowed Professorship Share Article Allegheny Health Network (AHN) has appointed Indu Poornima, MD, Director of AHN’s Women’s Heart Center, as the Yvonne B. Maher Endowed … Cardiovascular Institute. Dr. Poornima also is President-elect of the American Heart Association, Greater Pittsburgh Region Board of Directors, with her term starting this July. Cardiovascular disease remains the number one cause of death in …

Anthem Blue Cross

Qualidigm Names Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Connecticut President and General Manager Jill Hummel to its Board of Directors | PRWeb | 6/11/2019

Qualidigm Names Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Connecticut President and General Manager Jill Hummel to its Board of Directors Share Article Jill Hummel, president and general manager of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue … leader in promoting health care transformation, and actively supports the American Heart Association serving as the chair of major events including the Go Red Luncheon for Women and the Greater New Haven Heart Walk. See …

Porter Regional Hospital Earns Blue Distinction Centers+ Designation for Cardiac Care | 5/3/2019

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield has recognized Porter Regional Hospital with a Blue Distinction Centers+ for Cardiac Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated providers that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community and leading accreditation and quality organizations. According to the American …

Anthem

Qualidigm Names Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Connecticut President and General Manager Jill Hummel to its Board of Directors | PRWeb | 6/11/2019

… She serves on multiple boards of directors, including her role as the chair of the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative, a recognized thought leader in promoting health care transformation, and actively supports the American Heart Association serving as the chair of major events including the Go Red Luncheon for Women and the Greater New Haven Heart Walk. See the complete roster of Qualidigm Board members. About Qualidigm: With its corporate …

One cardiac arrest, four 911 callers, and a tragic outcome - The Boston Globe | 6/4/2019

… performing CPR on people in cardiac arrest decreases their chances of survival as much as 10 percent, according to the American Heart Association. The case haunts Dr. Heather Rybasack-Smith, medical director of Cumberland EMS … Heart Association and the Anthem Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Anthem Inc. None are in Rhode Island. And the emergency medical system in Allegheny County, Pa., uses a cellphone app, Pulse Point, that maps the …

Gateway Health

Gateway Health’s Yolanda Jimenez-Colón Named one of Delaware Valley’s Most Influential Latinos | PR Newswire | 11/17/2017

Gateway Health’s Yolanda Jimenez-Colón Named one of Delaware Valley’s Most Influential Latinos News provided by 12:11 ET Share this article PHILADELPHIA , Nov. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Yolanda Jimenez-Colón, who leads Latino Relations for Gateway … of the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging Latino Advisory Committee, the American Heart Association’s Multicultural Leadership Committee, Latino Golden Age Committee, and Congreso’s Neighborhood Advisory Committee Advisory Committee. She is also a member of various professional …

Gateway Health’s Yolanda Jimenez-Colón Named one of Delaware Valley’s Most Influential Latinos | PR Newswire | 11/17/2017

PHILADELPHIA , Nov. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Yolanda Jimenez-Colón, who leads Latino Relations for Gateway Health’s Community Engagement & Growth Department, has been selected as one of 50 of the Most Influential Latinos in the Delaware Valley … of the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging Latino Advisory Committee, the American Heart Association’s Multicultural Leadership Committee, Latino Golden Age Committee, and Congreso’s Neighborhood Advisory Committee Advisory Committee. She is also a member of various professional …

Centene Corp

CEO Action For Diversity & Inclusion™ Convenes C-Suite Leaders To Strengthen Companies’ Diversity And Inclusion Strategies | PR Newswire | 1/17/2018

American Heart Association, Apollo Global Management, Assurant, AT&T, Avery Dennison , Bank of America, Barilla, BDO USA , Becton Dickinson , Bentley University, BlackRock, Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts, Booz Allen Hamilton , Boston Scientific Corporation, C.H. Robinson, CA Technologies, Campbell Soup, Cardinal Health, CBS Corporation, Centene Corporation, Center for Talent Innovation, Cleveland Clinic, CNA, Con Edison, Contran Corporation, Corning Incorporated, Council on Foundations, Crowe Horwath LLP, CSAA Insurance Group, CSRA, Cubic Corporation …

CEO Action For Diversity & Inclusion™ Convenes C-Suite Leaders To Strengthen Companies’ Diversity | PR Newswire | 1/17/2018

American Heart Association, Apollo Global Management, Assurant, AT&T, Avery Dennison , Bank of America, Barilla, BDO USA , Becton Dickinson , Bentley University, BlackRock, Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts, Booz Allen Hamilton , Boston Scientific Corporation, C.H. Robinson, CA Technologies, Campbell Soup, Cardinal Health, CBS Corporation, Centene Corporation, Center for Talent Innovation, Cleveland Clinic, CNA, Con Edison, Contran Corporation, Corning Incorporated, Council on Foundations, Crowe Horwath LLP, CSAA Insurance Group, CSRA, Cubic Corporation …

Michael Kurz

CPR Training Required for 911 Dispatchers in Indiana | U.S. News & World Report | 7/1/2019

… T-CPR is the ability to deliver CPR instructions over the phone to people in emergency situations, according to the American Heart Association. Although many 911 operators have CPR training, T-CPR training differs in … all call centers provide CPR instructions to bystanders, said Dr. Michael Kurz, chair of the telecommunicator CPR task force for the American Heart Association and an associate professor of emergency medicine at the University of …

American Heart Association, RapidSOS team up to link emergency responders with patients’ medical data | FierceHealthcare | 6/20/2019

… 911 operators. Lacking information like patients’ medical histories, current medications or emergency contacts can cause critical delays in care. The American Heart Association (AHA) and emergency technology company RapidSOS are working to close this gap … delivered and tailored to the person’s medical needs, according to Michael Kurz, M.D., chair of the AHA’s systems of care subcommittee and associate professor at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in the Department …

Donald Trump

CDC issues warning on vaping danger | 9/19/2019

… advising people to stop using vaping products and e-cigarettes, particularly flavored products and those bought off the street. President Donald Trump is considering a ban on all flavored vape products, and in New Hampshire … for months and years to come.” Emily Knight, RN and American Heart Association Board member in New Hampshire, agreed, saying e-cigarettes have been falsely marketed as a safe alternative to traditional cigarettes and as …

Five things to watch from next week’s crucial Fed meeting - MarketWatch | 7/26/2019

… than $29 billion. See full story. Trump calls second-quarter growth ‘not bad’ and denies tariff relief to Apple President Donald Trump said Friday he welcomed economic growth in the second quarter even as the … burden’ on the U.S. if left unchecked, according to the American Heart Association. See full story. We Want to Hear from You Join the conversation MarketWatch Partner Center Most Popular …

Michael Martin

RapidSOS Closes $55M Series B to Advance Emergency Response Globally | PR Newswire | 10/8/2019

… and SVP of R&D for Apple. “This funding supports our mission to connect the world to public safety,” said Michael Martin , CEO of RapidSOS. “With this new funding, we will focus on launching new … saving emergency data from Apple, Google, Uber, MedicAlert Foundation, the American Heart Association, and more via the RapidSOS Clearinghouse – a secure source for emergency data. Connected device companies can use one of RapidSOS’s modern APIs …

American Heart Association Launches Registry to Share Data with 911 & First Responders | HIT Consultant | 6/24/2019

… I read this article and found it very interesting, thought it might be something for you. The article is called American Heart Association Launches Registry to Share Data with 911 & First Responders and is located … all the difference in the outcome of an incident,” says Michael Martin, CEO of RapidSOS. “Legacy 9-1-1 infrastructure, however, does not connect first responders with the medical data they need to provide the best possible …

Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett Joins Know Diabetes By Heart Campaign | Everyday Health | 6/3/2019

… a valid email address Sign up Oops! Please enter a valid email address Oops! Please select a newsletter American actress Angela Bassett takes on diabetes and heart disease in new campaign. Theo Wargo/Getty Images … with their healthcare providers. Now, a collaborative effort by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) has been aiming to change that. Called Know Diabetes by Heart , the campaign has been …

Angela Bassett Reveals Her Mother Died From Heart Disease and Diabetes | Yahoo News | 5/31/2019

From Prevention Angela Bassett recently joined the Know Diabetes by Heart campaign as part of the American Heart Association’s initiative to raise awareness about the link between type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Bassett’s mother passed away from heart disease as a result of diabetes. She wants people to be aware of how one condition could lead to the other. Bassett reveals how she stays in shape with a healthy …

David Watson

Amid Chicago gun violence, public campaign aims to help keep victims from bleeding to death | Chicago Tribune | 11/5/2017

Responding to a 911 call for a gunshot victim, Chicago police Officer David Watson followed a trail of blood into an apartment and found a teenager with blood streaming from a leg wound. Using training … precedent for such a program. Thanks in large part to American Heart Association classes, more than 12 million people each year learn how to keep blood flowing through cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR. Yet few nonprofessionals …

Amid Chicago gun violence, public campaign aims to help keep victims from bleeding to death - Chicago Tribune | 11/5/2017

Responding to a 911 call for a gunshot victim, Chicago police Officer David Watson followed a trail of blood into an apartment and found a teenager with blood streaming from a leg wound. Using training … precedent for such a program. Thanks in large part to American Heart Association classes, more than 12 million people each year learn how to keep blood flowing through cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR. Yet few nonprofessionals …

Ronald G. Victor

Significant Improvements Reported in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients Treated with Capricor’s Investigational Cell Therapy | PR Newswire | 11/15/2017

Significant Improvements Reported in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients Treated with Capricor’s Investigational Cell Therapy Dr. Ronald G. Victor Presents 12-Month Results of HOPE Clinical Trial at AHA Late-Breaking SessionCompany to Host Conference Call … Victor , M.D. at a Late-Breaking Science session of the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2017. Dr. Victor, who is the associate director for clinical research at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute and a lead …

Significant Improvements Reported in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients Treated with Capricor’s | PR Newswire | 11/15/2017

ANAHEIM, Calif. , Nov. 15, Boys and young men in advanced stages of Duchenne muscular dystrophy experienced significant and sustained improvements in cardiac structure and function, as well as skeletal muscle function, following treatment with CAP-1002, the lead investigational therapy under development at Capricor Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CAPR ). These findings were reported today by Ronald G. Victor , M.D. at a Late-Breaking Science session of the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions …

Linda Marbán

Capricor Therapeutics Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results and Provides Update on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Development Program | CNBC | 11/9/2017

… are actively building our organization in key functional areas as we continue to advance this candidate toward potential registration,” said Linda Marbán, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer. “In the near-term, we look forward … to be presented at a late-breaking session of the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2017 in Anaheim, California on Nov. 15. Capricor will hold a conference call and webcast to review these results …

Ranndy Kellogg

American Heart Association Names Omron Healthcare President & CEO Ranndy Kellogg To Board of Directors | PR Newswire | 10/1/2019

LAKE FOREST, Ill. , Oct. 1, Today, the American Heart Association (AHA), the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke, announced that it has appointed Ranndy Kellogg , president and CEO of Omron Healthcare, Inc., to its Metro Chicago board of directors. Omron Healthcare is the world’s leading manufacturer of personal heart health and wellness technology, and Mr. Kellogg leads the company’s mission of Going for …

American Heart Association Names Omron Healthcare President & CEO Ranndy Kellogg To Board of Directors | P&T Community | 10/1/2019

Home American Heart Association Names Omron Healthcare President & CEO Ranndy Kellogg To Board of Directors LAKE FOREST, Ill. , Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Today, the American Heart Association (AHA), the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke, announced that it has appointed Ranndy Kellogg , president and CEO of Omron Healthcare, Inc., to its Metro Chicago board of directors. Omron Healthcare is the world’s leading manufacturer …

Joe Biden

Medical Groups Warn Climate Change Is a ‘Health Emergency’ | U.S. News & World Report | 6/24/2019

… 24, 2019, at 5:19 a.m. More FILE - In this June 6, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Atlanta. As Democratic presidential hopefuls prepare for their first 2020 primary … by the groups, including the American Medical Association and the American Heart Association, comes amid early jostling among Democratic candidates over whose environmental platform is more progressive. The health organizations’ policy recommendations, while a stark …

David Andrews

Decorated Runner and Olympic Medalist Joins National University to Promote Heart Health at the American Heart Association San Diego Heart and Stroke Walk on September 21 | 9/18/2019

National University has teamed up with decorated runner, Olympian, and marathon winner Meb Keflezighi and the American Heart Association (AHA)-San Diego Chapter to raise awareness of heart health. Meb will be participating in the 2019 San Diego Heart and Stroke Walk on Saturday, September 21 in Balboa Park alongside National University System Chancellor and AHA Heart Walk Chairman Dr. Michael R. Cunningham, National University President Dr. David Andrews, and …