Heart Institute

Introducing the Hot Springs 2024 AHA Sweethearts

Hot Springs had their first onsite event for the 2024 American Heart Association Sweethearts! The young ladies learned about Early Heart Attack Care or also known as EHAC, heart attack signs and symptoms, prevention, healthy nutrition, dental health, and spent time making heart healthy smoothies with the CHI St. Vincent team. Those helping included Dr. JasonView Full Post

Heart Institute Celebrates 100th LVAD Implant

The CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute recently celebrated the 100th Ventricular Assist Device implant with the medical team and some patients! LVAD’s are used in place of transplant for people with heart failure by helping the weakened heart pump blood through the body while allowing the patient to go home until they are able toView Full Post

Infirmary CVICU, CVSD & Heart Teams Complete Training

The Infirmary’s CVICU, CVSD and Heart teams recently completed their annual competency training. During the week-long training, team members from these units received additional education on the latest updates on the high tech equipment, including ECMO machines, used to serve our patients and the community. The Heart team has more ECMO machines than any otherView Full Post

Better You Magazine In Mailboxes

Our latest issue of the magazine highlighting advanced cardiovascular services of the CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute comes as we raise awareness during Heart Month. Better You is full of patient stories, health tips and other content. The February 2019 issue features our cardiac surgery team, LVAD program and awards achieved for our chest painView Full Post

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