In a new study from the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, researchers have identified eight new gene mutations that may cause or contribute to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy, a form of heart disease not caused by known...
5-Mar-2019 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
Taking Statins for Heart Disease Cuts Risk of Second Serious Event in Half, Yet Only Six Percent of Patients Are Following as Directed
A new study has found that patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease cut their risk of a second major adverse cardiovascular event by almost 50 percent, if they adhere to taking a statin medication as prescribed by their doctors.
1-Mar-2019 5:30 AM EST Add to Favorites
Keys to Successful Care of Pregnant Women Who Experience Heart Failure? Team-Based Care, According to New Case Study from Intermountain Healthcare
Any time a pregnant woman presents in heart failure there are risks to both mother and baby. What does it take to protect the mother and her growing baby for the best possible outcome?
15-Mar-2019 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Cardiac Procedure Reduces Risk of Dementia in Patients with A-Fib and Carotid Artery Disease Better Than Medications
In a new study from the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, researchers found that performing catheter ablations on patients who suffer from both atrial fibrillation and carotid arterial disease reduces the risk of dementia...
4-Mar-2019 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Calcium in Arteries is Shown to Increase Patients’ Imminent or Long-Term Risk of a Heart Attack, Researchers Find
A new research study presented at the American College Cardiology Scientific Sessions from the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City shows that identifying the presence or absence of coronary artery calcium (CAC) in a...
7-Mar-2019 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Intermountain Healthcare Collaborates with MDClone to Transform Patient Data into Actionable Insights
Intermountain Healthcare has announced a new collaboration with Israeli healthcare IT company MDClone to increase caregivers’ ability to transform data into information they can use to help people lead the healthiest lives possible.
29-Jan-2019 7:30 AM EST Add to Favorites
Intermountain Precision Genomics Program Unveils New Myeloid Malignancies Panel to Help Clinicians More Accurately Classify Risk and Treatment for Patients
Intermountain Healthcare Precision Genomics has developed a new gene panel that will provide clinical utility to classify and diagnose certain types of blood cancers.
22-Jan-2019 5:30 AM EST Add to Favorites
New Study Shows Electronic Tracking System Helps Reduce Blood Transfusions and Infection Rates While Saving Healthcare Dollars
An electronic system developed and implemented by Intermountain Healthcare that monitors how physicians give blood to patients after a surgical operation has enabled the healthcare system to significantly reduce the amount of blood transfusions...
8-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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