Tag: health & technology

Expanding Care at Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute on the Baptist Hospital campus completed a $120-million expansion project that nearly doubles its size...

March 2, 2017

Baptist Health Fosters High-Tech Innovation (Video)

Baptist Health South Florida and Dreamit, a business accelerator, hosted 8 healthcare technology startups in a showcase event to emphasize...

December 1, 2016

Text Neck: The Growing Pain of Our...

It’s the constant texting, email checks and social media perusing that has created a virtual epidemic of adults with neck...

November 21, 2016

New Technique Spares Cardiac Patients of Radiation...

This means the patient was spared radiation exposure that could equal the effect of several hundred standard X-rays.

April 18, 2016

Baptist Children’s Hospital Exhibit Opens at Miami...

Miami Children’s Museum held a ribbon cutting to welcome its newest permanent exhibit gallery, the Baptist Children’s Hospital Health &...

February 22, 2016

Watch Now: Expanding Innovation at Baptist Hospital...

(VIDEO: Niberto Moreno, M.D., medical director of cardiac surgery at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, guides a tour of the...

June 9, 2015

New ‘WATCHMAN’ Device Reduces Stroke Risk, Need...

The innovative new device is called WATCHMAN, and while it does not keep time like the name suggests, it helps...

May 11, 2015

Watch Now: Baptist Health at eMerge Americas...

(VIDEO: Baptist Health South Florida’s robotic surgery simulator was on display for thousands of participants in the eMerge Americas Conference...

May 5, 2015

Watch Now: Proton Therapy System Coming to...

(VIDEO: Brian E. Keeley, president and CEO of Baptist Health South Florida, and Olivier Legrain, CEO of IBA, sign a...

March 31, 2015

Watch Now: West Kendall Baptist Hospital Celebrates...

(VIDEO: GE Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey R. Immelt speaks at West Kendall Baptist Hospital about GE Healthcare’s New...

January 7, 2015

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Baptist HealthTalk: Podcasts Feature Experts on...

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Rx Now: Skip Trip to Pharmacy...

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Roundup: Eliminating Cervical Cancer; Social Media’s...

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Breathing Innovation: South Miami Hospital Patient...

A 79-year-old retiree with chronic emphysema, who had trouble breathing at rest, underwent a new life-altering procedure at South Miami Hospital which involves implanting an...

Cardio-Oncology Helps Cancer Patients, Survivors Facing...

The term “cardio-oncology” has grown in prominence as healthcare professionals team up to help cancer patients at higher risk of developing heart disease or related...

First in Florida: Miami Cardiac &...

A team at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute is the first in the state, and the first in the Atlantic Southeast, to perform a so-called...

Heart Failure: A Growing, Deadlier Condition...

The condition known as “heart failure” is misunderstood and often under-diagnosed. Much of the confusion comes from the name. Heart failure does not mean the...

Roundup: Red Meat & Heart Disease;...

Red Meat, Processed Meats Raise Risk of Heart Disease, Confirms New Study Eating two servings of red meat, processed meat that includes poultry – but...

Pneumonia-Like Coronavirus: Healthcare Community Prepares for...

Updated Feb. 17: U.S. public health officials are preparing for a possible outbreak of the pneumonia-like respiratory illness caused by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, which...