Search Tag: AHA

Cardiology Management

2019 15 Mar

Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American Heart & Stroke Association in New York City. She led the launch of STEM Goes Red in New York City and received the Innovator of the Year Award in 2018 for this initiative. STEM Goes Red aims to empower young women to pursue science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)... Read more

Cardiology Management

2019 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for the Management of AF

2019 07 Feb

An update of the 2014 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for the Management of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation has been released. The focused update includes revisions to the section on anticoagulation, revisions to the section on catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF), revisions to the section on the management of AF complicating acute coronary syndrome... Read more

Executive Health Management

27th AHA Leadership Summit

2019 25 Jul

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Cardiology Management

Genomic medicine may revolutionise cardiovascular care

2018 07 Jun

Genomic medicine is the study of the health effects of the molecular interactions of a person's unique genes. Genomic medicine looks at all the types of molecular variation, from the DNA and RNA to the microorganisms in the human gut that seem to play an increasingly important role in maintaining health. A new scientific statement from the... Read more

Executive Health Management

26th Annual AHA Leadership Summit

2018 26 Jul

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Executive Health Management

Promoting Healthy Lifestyle to Combat Non-communicable Disease

2015 09 Jul

Leading experts in cardiology and preventive medicine have issued a call to action to tackle the global problem of deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as heart problems, diabetes and cancer, through healthy lifestyle initiatives. They say that identifying the enormous burden caused by NCDs is not enough and call for a "paradigm shift"... Read more

ICU Management

Statement from Penumbra, Inc. Regarding AHA/ASA Guidelines on Acute Ischemic Stroke

2015 29 Jun

Guidelines Confirm the Benefit of Endovascular Treatment -- Penumbra, Inc ., a global interventional therapies company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets innovative medical devices, including those used in endovascular stroke therapy, issued the following statement from Adam Elsesser, chairman and chief executive officer, regarding... Read more

Executive Health Management

Rick Pollack Named President and CEO of the American Hospital Association

2015 05 May

The American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Rick Pollack as the next president and CEO, to succeed Richard J. Umbdenstock, who retires at the end of 2015. Pollack has served since 1991 as AHA’s executive vice president for advocacy and public policy responsible for the development, implementation and... Read more

IT Management

Can Advanced EMRs Make Patient Care Safer?

2014 28 Nov

Patient safety is one of the foremost challenges in US healthcare, affecting hundreds of thousands of patients and costing tens of billions of dollars every year. According to the landmark Institute of Medicine (IOM) report "To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System", 44,000 to 98,000 people die each year in US hospitals from preventable medical... Read more