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Sudden Blood Pressure Drop With Position Change Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Failure
19 mars 2012 16h00 HE | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: People whose blood pressure drops rapidly when they stand, known as orthostatic hypotension, may have a higher risk of developing heart failure. The link between...
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Hospital Survival Differs Among Hispanic and Non-Hispanic Heart Failure Patients Depending on Heart Function
13 mars 2012 16h00 HE | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: Among heart failure patients with preserved, or normal, heart function, Hispanics are more likely than non-Hispanic whites to survive their hospital stays. Among patients...
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Sleep Apnea Treatment May Protect Against Heart Failure
13 mars 2012 16h00 HE | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: Sleep apnea can cause harmful structural and functional changes in the heart similar to those caused by chronic high blood pressure, but breathing treatment may prevent the...
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American Heart Association Launches Free-Access Online Journal
21 févr. 2012 16h00 HE | American Heart Association
News Highlights: Among findings posted in the inaugural publication of the American Heart Association's online-only, free-access scientific journal: The NIH Stroke Scale accurately identifies...
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Heart Failure Patients Have New Hope
13 févr. 2012 12h35 HE | American Heart Association
DALLAS, Feb. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More than six million American adults suffer from heart failure. But, while the prevalence of this disease has increased over time, there are signs that...
The Joint Commission and American Heart Association Announce Enhanced Certification Alliance
05 oct. 2011 11h30 HE | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwire - Oct 5, 2011) - The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association are enhancing their alliance, originally formed in 2003, to...
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Healthy Lifestyle Habits Lower Heart Failure Risk
13 sept. 2011 16h00 HE | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: Adults who don't smoke, maintain a healthy weight, get regular physical activity and eat vegetables lowered their heart failure risk. Each additional healthy behavior...
The Joint Commission and American Heart Association Set July Launch for New Joint Commission Certification Program in Heart Failure
17 mai 2011 12h57 HE | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwire - May 17, 2011) - The Joint Commission, in collaboration with the American Heart Association, will launch its Disease-Specific Care Advanced Certification Program in...
Joint Commission Annual Report Shows Gains in Patient Care Quality and Safety
14 janv. 2010 11h30 HE | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwire - January 14, 2010) - Accredited hospitals in America have steadily improved the quality of patient care over a seven-year period, saving lives and improving the...