Tag Archives: Heart

Benefits of Using Heart Rate Monitors

— Please Note: This article is presented for informational purposes only and is not meant to diagnose or treat any illness. If you have any health concern, see a licensed healthcare professional in person. We all know that the heart is our single most important muscle – it pumps all the vital things that our… Read More »

Parents of adorable one-year-old boy who had life-saving heart transplant search for donor family

‘I need to say thank you for the gift of life’: Parents of adorable boy, one, who had life-saving transplant share his photos in search of the family that donated the heart beating in his chest Titus Sickles, of Toledo, Washington, was born in January 2018 with a heart defect that made it difficult for… Read More »

Health information exchange participation reduced readmissions in heart attack patients, study finds

Dive Brief: A new study in Health Affairs lends weight to the value of health information exchanges (HIE) in improving patient outcomes. Using state-level data for 2011-2014, the authors measured the effect of hospital participation in HIEs on quality and health outcomes in patients with acute myocardial infarction, or heart attack. Those that participated had a… Read More »