Tag: stroke

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Blood Pressure Stats: Why Your Numbers Count Blood Pressure Stats: Why Your Numbers Count Patient Care

Blood Pressure Stats: Why Your Numbers Count

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Nov. 21, 2017
About half of all Americans have above-normal blood pressure, whether they know it or not. This quiet, pervasive condition can have a devastating effect on our bodies. UR Medicine cardiologist Dr. ...
Afib? There’s an App for That Afib? There’s an App for That Research

Afib? There’s an App for That

  • By Emily Boynton
  • Sep. 18, 2017
While many of us reach for our tablets to scan Facebook, watch the newest series on Netflix, or make a quick purchase on Amazon, researchers want to test their potential for a more serious task: ...
UR Medicine Recognized for Stroke Care UR Medicine Recognized for Stroke Care Patient Care

UR Medicine Recognized for Stroke Care

  • By Mark Michaud
  • Jun. 26, 2017
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) has once again honored the UR Medicine Strong Memorial Hospital as having met its highest standards of care for stroke.
Study: Home Care Improves Stroke Outcomes Study: Home Care Improves Stroke Outcomes Research

Study: Home Care Improves Stroke Outcomes

  • By URMC Communications
  • Mar. 1, 2017
Stroke patients who are paired with caregivers that help them transition back to their homes are significantly less likely to be readmitted to the hospital. The results of the pilot study, which ...