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Service Heroes Named at Heart Clinic Arkansas – Kanis

Service Heroes Named at Heart Clinic Arkansas – Kanis

Heart Clinic Arkansas – Kanis recognized Service Heroes past and present. Below is a list of their recent Service Hero award recipients and their stories: May, 2017  Regena Kendrick – Regena was nominated as a Service Hero when a patient called administration and said that she was the most wonderful person and wanted to make sure […]

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Celebrate Heart Month, LVAD Certification on Feb. 28

Celebrate Heart Month, LVAD Certification on Feb. 28

Infirmary coworkers are invited to celebrate Heart Month and the recent LVAD certification from The Joint Commission on Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 10am-2pm in the Terrace Room. Refreshments will be provided and vendors will attend to talk  about their products. You can enter to win a gift card when they take an LVAD quiz. And, […]

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Close to the Heart Promotion Includes Contest to Win Flowers

Close to the Heart Promotion Includes Contest to Win Flowers

You may see ads and social media posts for heart month with the theme “Close to Your Heart.” In fact, our main website homepage has been “taken over” exclusively with heart messages. This campaign was launched for heart month and conveys how CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute is different from other heart programs: We have […]

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Teams Go Red for Heart Health Awareness

Teams Go Red for Heart Health Awareness

February is Heart Month! To kick it off, hospitals and clinics demonstrated their support in the fight against heart disease by wearing red on Friday, February 2! During February, we will concentrate on matters of the heart with our “Close to Your Heart” campaign, including the Heart of Hot Springs Heart Fair on Saturday, February 17, […]

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Dr. Rao Explains 6 Heart Disease Risk Factors We Can Control

Dr. Rao Explains 6 Heart Disease Risk Factors We Can Control

We all know how serious heart disease is. Dr. Rao, Heart Institute Intervention Cardiologist, explains the six main risk factors in an upcoming Wear The Gown segment featured on KTHV 11. He tells us how important it is to control the risk factors we can. Those risk factors are: Watch your waistline Monitor blood pressure […]

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Wear Red Day: Friday, Feb. 2

Wear Red Day: Friday, Feb. 2

CHI St. Vincent is supporting women’s fight against heart disease by wearing red on Friday, February 2! Show your support by joining in! Everyone can do it – even within dress code. Socks, earrings, lipstick, nail polish (be sure it’s not chipped), barrettes, headbands and bows for your hair are options for clinical staff. Take your […]

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Infirmary LVAD Program

Infirmary LVAD Program

A message from Roger Swayze, director of Cardiovascular Services and Research: CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute has earned certification from The Joint Commission for its left ventricular assist device (LVAD) program, which offers a technological approach to treating advanced heart failure. To achieve this certification, our LVAD team underwent a rigorous two-day review for compliance with […]

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Celebrate Movember by Sharing Your Health Tips

Celebrate Movember by Sharing Your Health Tips

We are celebrating Men’s Health all Movember long! Movember is a global movement committed to men living happier, healthier, longer lives. For more than 14 years, millions have joined the movement raising awareness for men’s health, including prostate and testicular cancer, mental health and physical inactivity. Click here to tell us how you or the man in your life […]

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Tour the Impella Mobile Learning Lab Nov. 13 at the Infirmary

Tour the Impella Mobile Learning Lab Nov. 13 at the Infirmary

You are invited to join the Heart Institute on Nov. 13 from 9am – 5pm at the Infirmary to tour the Impella Mobile Learning Lab! This hands-on unit gives health care providers an interactive firsthand look at the world’s smallest heart pump and other innovative products used in cardiac care. Everyone is invited, especially cardiologists, […]

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Welcome New Cardiologists – State’s Largest Network Gets Bigger

Welcome New Cardiologists – State’s Largest Network Gets Bigger

CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, the largest and most diverse network of cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons in Arkansas, has added five new physicians in locations across the state, further enhancing the quality of care for the region. CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute has more than 30 locations across the state, providing Arkansas residents with better […]

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