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Empowering Rural Doctors to Treat Advanced Heart Failure Improves Patient Outcomes
research

Mar 30, 2020

Empowering Rural Doctors to Treat Advanced Heart Failure Improves Patient Outcomes

Cardiovascular Services,
, research news, cardiovascular medicine, heart transplant, mechanical circulatory support, lvad, remote medical care

University of Utah Health researchers report that local doctors in rural areas who receive specialized training in managing artificial heart pumps and who work in conjunction with cardiovascular experts at a major medical center can care for these patients safely and effectively. This collaborative effort, known as shared care, not only eliminates the need for extensive travel but also eases the financial and emotional strains on many patients…. Read More

Dr. Rashmee Shah receives the 2020 Women as One Escalator Award
recognition

Mar 11, 2020

Dr. Rashmee Shah receives the 2020 Women as One Escalator Award

The Department of Internal Medicine and the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine are excited to announce Dr. Rashmee Shah as a recipient of the 2020 Women as One’s Escalator Awards. … Read More

Internal Medicine

Wearable Sensor Powered by AI Predicts Worsening Heart Failure Before Hospitalization
research

Feb 25, 2020

Wearable Sensor Powered by AI Predicts Worsening Heart Failure Before Hospitalization

Cardiovascular Services,
, research news, heart failure, cardiovascular disease

A new wearable sensor that works in conjunction with artificial intelligence technology could help doctors remotely detect critical changes in heart failure patients days before a health crisis occurs and could prevent hospitalization…. Read More

Internal Medicine

education

Feb 14, 2020

#UgoesRed: Bringing Awareness to Women’s Cardiovascular Health

In an effort to raise awareness about women’s heart disease, U of U employees and volunteers handed out red beanies to commuters throughout the Salt Lake Valley. Featuring Dr. Anna Catino, an assistant professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. … Read More

Internal Medicine

Research Focus: A Possible Path to Restoring Failing Hearts
research

Jan 27, 2020

Research Focus: A Possible Path to Restoring Failing Hearts

Dr. Robin Shaw is bringing his more-than 15 years of research on failing hearts to University of Utah Health as the new director of the Nora Eccles Harrison Cardiovascular Research Training Institute (CVRTI). Thanks to years of research, Shaw and his team discovered the first-ever biomarker allowing for early detection of heart failure before clinical symptoms develop…. Read More

Internal Medicine

U-CARS 2020 Assembles Global Experts to Discuss and Debate Issues in Heart Recovery
research

Jan 06, 2020

U-CARS 2020 Assembles Global Experts to Discuss and Debate Issues in Heart Recovery

Cardiovascular Services,
, research news, cardiology, ucars

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Internal Medicine

education

Jan 02, 2020

Dr. Kevin Whitehead on the Cure for HHT

Dr. Kevin Whitehead, associate professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, talks about the enormous genetic variations in HHT patients, and his hopes for the future of transforming this disease with treatments like Avastin…. Read More

Internal Medicine

Was the Grinch in Heart Failure?
education

Dec 09, 2019

Was the Grinch in Heart Failure?

Dr. John Ryan reflects on the classic holiday story and the Grinch’s real-life cardiovascular health problems. … Read More

Internal Medicine

education

Nov 27, 2019

Communication is Key – How the Cardiovascular Medicine Unit Uses Communication to Provide Excellent Clinical Care

On the Cardiovascular Medicine Unit (CVMU), there are many touchpoints for patients where communication can either enhance the patient experience, or tarnish it entirely. … Read More

Internal Medicine

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