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Sandra V. Chaparro, M.D., holds the CardioMEMS device.

UHealth Becomes First in Southeast U.S. to Use New Heart Failure Monitoring System

October 21, 2014

Cardiovascular physicians at UHealth – University of Miami Health System are the first in the Southeast U.S. to implant a new miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor to manage heart failure. The CardioMEMS HF System has been shown to reduce hospital admissions by more than one-third when used by physicians to manage heart failure. It was implanted at University of Miami Hospital, the flagship hospital of UHealth.

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From left are Sydney Sussman, Elaine Sussman, Donna E. Shalala, Alan W. Heldman, M.D., and Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D.

Elaine and Sydney Sussman Endowed Chair in Interventional Cardiology Presented to Alan W. Heldman

October 21, 2014

Before a packed auditorium full of family, friends, and University and Miller School of Medicine leadership, longtime philanthropists Sydney and Elaine Sussman made their latest gift in the hopes of improving care for cardiovascular patients for generations to come. The Sussmans presented the Elaine and Sydney Sussman Endowed Chair in Interventional Cardiology to Alan W. Heldman, M.D. during an October 7 ceremony.

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Malinda Clark, RN, Director of Health Aware, center, helps co-workers sign up for the 2014 Miami-Dade Heart Walk.

University of Miami Hospital Gears Up for 2014 Miami-Dade Heart Walk

October 07, 2014

More than 100 enthusiastic University of Miami Hospital employees gathered September 30 in the Seminar Center to rally their teams, nominate captains and snack on healthy foods in preparation for the American Heart Association’s 2014 Miami-Dade Heart Walk.

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