Improving Heart Care Through Research and Science

By Jason M Carlton
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The world’s leading heart care experts are meeting in San Diego this weekend for the 64th Annual American College of Cardiology Scientific Session & Expo. There they will exchange ideas and share results of studies that could lead to improved heart care and treatment options for patients with heart disorders.

5 Promising Healthcare Changes, Initiatives, and Investments

By Joe Mott, Vice President, Healthcare Transformation, Intermountain Healthcare
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We wanted to know what other healthcare leaders thought the top initiative would be in the upcoming year, so we asked. Here are five promising changes and innovations leaders feel have the potential to improve quality and/or lower the cost curve of healthcare in the U.S.

Using the power of personal touch — as well as poetry and art — to help a patient find peace

By Steven Tew
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A few weeks ago Anthony Pierson was called into work and assigned to look after an aggressive, combative patient who was recovering from a drug overdose. In order to calm the patient, Anthony used the power of personal touch, and while the patient slept, he captured the whole experience on paper with poetry and art.