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No pulse, no problem! What EMS teams need to know about LVAD patients

by Tonya Elliott, MSN, RN, Program Coodinator, Mechanical Circulatory Support, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
May 25, 2018

When EMS arrives on the scene of a medical emergency, the first things they often check are patients’ pulse and…

Celebrated Physician: Eiman H. Nabi, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
May 11, 2018

It’s no wonder Eiman Nabi, MD, characterizes herself as a“global baby.” Born in India, she grew up in the Middle…

The heart care team: Dedicated experts for every patient

by Vinod H. Thourani, MD, Chairman, Cardiac Surgery, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
May 08, 2018

Much of heart care focuses on the “what”—the diagnosis, treatments and outcomes. But just as important to consider is the…

Celebrated Physician: Shruti Tiwari, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
April 27, 2018

Growing up in India, Shruti Tiwari, MD, wanted to be anything but a physician—a rather unusual attitude, given that her…

Healthcare data and how we use them for cardiology care

by Jonathan E. Patrick, MD, Director of Inpatient Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
April 26, 2018

Patients used to rely entirely on their primary care doctors’ referrals when they needed to see cardiologists and other heart…

Celebrated Physician: Scott Frank, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
April 13, 2018

When Scott Frank, MD, interviewed for a job as attending anesthesiologist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in 2005, he asked…