Heart Institute

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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Dr. Steven Halter Named Service Hero at Hot Springs

Dr. Steven Halter Named Service Hero at Hot Springs

Dr. Steven Halter displays the value of EXCELLENCE for his recent work with two different patients. The first patient wrote: “A thank you doesn’t seem enough for all you did. I was blessed to receive your skills. I appreciate you and your surgical team. I also had great care and recovery at St. Vincent.” A second […]

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