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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Roundup: Lyme Disease, Kids’ Screen Time...

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Diabetes Control: Healthy Carbs vs. Unhealthy...

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Algae blooms that have infested hundreds of miles of Florida’s waterways, red tide along the Gulf Coast and warnings about Miami-area beach waters containing high...

#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Low-fat Ranch Dressing

One of the secrets to adding variety to meals is using different dressings. We’ve swapped unhealthy fats for better ones in this Low-fat Ranch Dressing...

Supplements & Multivitamins: What You Need...

Some people take a multivitamin or other supplement as a nutritional “insurance.” However, food should always be the first source of your vitamin and mineral...