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.

Research identifies new approach to more efficiently diagnose blood clots in lungs of patients over age 50

By Jason M Carlton
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New research from Intermountain Medical Center identifies a new “sliding scale” model used to rule out potentially deadly blood clots in the lungs, known as pulmonary embolisms, is more accurate than current diagnostic methods. 

How Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute brings research results to the patient

By Jason M Carlton
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Physicians and researchers from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute are presenting 21 original research projects at the 2014 American Heart Association Scientific Session in Chicago. Learn how research questions are born, cultivated and implemented to improve patient outcomes.