Jess Gomez

Jess Gomez

Jess Gomez is director of media relations with Intermountain Healthcare's hospitals in the Salt Lake Valley, which include Intermountain Medical Center, LDS Hospital, Alta View Hospital, Riverton Hospital and TOSH – The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital. Find him on Twitter at @Jess_Intermtn.

Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute shares advancements in heart research and care

By Jess Gomez
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THE STATISTICS ARE SOBERING: Heart disease remains the number one killer of men and women in the United States, resulting in one of every four deaths — and according to the Centers for Disease Control, about 720,000 Americans will suffer a heart attack next year.

Heart Attack: Time is Heart Muscle

By Jess Gomez
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When it comes to treating a heart attack, minutes can literally be the difference between life and death. It’s critical that heart attack patients get balloon therapy to clear blockages in arteries leading to the heart within 90 minutes, which is the national standard. Treating patients within that window is the goal of every hospital in America.