Jess Gomez

Jess Gomez

Jess Gomez is media relations director & chief spokesman for Intermountain Healthcare's Urban Central Region hospitals. 

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.

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.

Arizona Man Has New Lease on Life Thanks to SynCardia Total Artificial Heart

By Jess Gomez
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Andrew Weaver and his wife, Heather, feared he wouldn’t see their daughter, Haley, grow up because he was dying of heart failure. Instead, Andrew gets to cherish family moments that he would have missed, thanks to the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart that bridged him to a heart transplant and his great medical team at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Murray.