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January 2015
Research Improves Accuracy of Heart Disease Diagnosis in Women

Diagnosing coronary heart disease in women has become more accurate through gender-specific research that clarifies the role of both obstructive and non-obstructive coronary artery disease as contributors to ischemic heart disease in women, according to ...

Last Updated: January 15, 2015 | Posted on: June 18, 2014
Ability to Balance on One Leg May Predict Stroke Risk, Study Finds

Struggling to balance on one leg for 20 seconds or longer was linked to an increased risk for small blood vessel damage in the brain and reduced cognitive function in otherwise healthy people with no clinical symptoms, according to new research in the ...

Posted on: January 06, 2015
December 2014
Naperville, Ill.-Edward Achieves 3rd Magnet Designation

$0$0Edward Hospital has achieved designation for the third time as a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).  Edward, which employs 1,200 nurses, was originally recognized as a Magnet hospital in ...

Posted on: December 25, 2014
Illinois - Advocate Facilities Recognized by March of Dimes

$0Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Advocate Sherman Hospital and Advocate South Suburban Hospital were ...

Posted on: December 11, 2014
Readiness Bundle Improves Cardiac Surgery Outcomes for Patients

A quality improvement initiative improved the outcomes of patients undergoing cardiac surgery at select medical centers in northern New England, according to a study in the December issue of Critical Care Nurse (CCN), a bi-monthly journal of the American ...

Posted on: December 08, 2014
Emergency Response Teams Improve Outcomes for Heart Attack Patients

A coordinated emergency response by healthcare teams to treat heart attack patients meant faster care that was associated with improved survival, according to new research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2014.The ...

Posted on: December 03, 2014

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