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Medical Journal Describes 2 Consecutive SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Patients Bridged to Dual Heart-Kidney Transplants

Substantial blood flow through each ventricle by the SynCardia Heart helps bridge patients with heart failure and marginal renal function to dual heart-kidney transplants, according to peer-review report.
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The first single-center report, “Combined Heart-Kidney Transplantation After Total Artificial Heart Insertion,” in Transplantation Proceedings discusses doctors’ experience with implanting the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart into two consecutive patients as bridges to dual heart and kidney transplants.

Younger of 2 Brothers on the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Gets a Donor Heart Transplant

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Brothers Stan and Dominique Larkin both received the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart to save them from life-threatening genetic heart disease. One is home with his donor heart; the other is home with his SynCardia Heart waiting for his donor heart.

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Brothers Stan and Dominique Larkin both received the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart to save them from life-threatening genetic heart disease. One is home with his donor heart; the other is home with his SynCardia Heart waiting for his donor heart.

Are LEDs Bad For Your Health?

LEDside Chat
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December 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ -'In this series of “LEDside Chats” we will answer the question: Are LEDs bad for your health?

In looking at answers to this question it becomes evident that some LEDs are, and some are not. In order to understand why this is true, it’s important to look at eye physiology and how we can achieve, experience and maintain perfect vision.

To start, let’s take a quick look at how your eye works.

Enablon Recognized with the Green Supply Chain Award

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Chicago / Paris, December 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Enablon, the world’s leading provider of Sustainability, EH&S and Operational Risk Management software, today announced that it has received the Green Supply Chain Award from the Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine for its leadership in this area.
 

Ohio Hospital System Uses TWC Network to Connect Patients & Doctors

OhioHealth and Time Warner Cable Business Class Team Up for Telemedicine Solution
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NEW YORK, November 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ – OhioHealth, a nationally-recognized, not-for-profit system of healthcare facilities based in central Ohio, is utilizing technology to connect patients with physicians. By using services from Time Warner Cable Business Class, the organization is able to remotely provide care to patients throughout the state.

Webinar: How to Plan & Design your EHS Software Implementation

EMIS Implementation Lessons Learned
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How many times do you say “If I only knew then what I know now”? We see it all the time: companies wanting to throw out their EMIS software. It’s not performing, it’s not working, promises undelivered and requirements unmet. The software often takes the blame when in fact it’s the implementation process that doomed the deployment.

Leveraging Environment, Health and Safety Management to Drive Business Value

Exclusive E-Book from LNS Research
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Are you struggling to drive tangible EHS performance and business value? Do you feel that disparate point solutions, disconnected business processes, and a lack of timely information are undermining your EHS programs? Do you want to integrate EHS across the entire value chain and drive improvements in operations, risk and compliance management?

SynCardia Named Innovator of the Year by the 2014 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards for Its Freedom Portable Driver

Awards honor Arizona technology and innovation. SynCardia was honored for its Freedom portable driver, which powers the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart.
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November 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ - SynCardia Systems, Inc., has been recognized with the 2014 Innovator of the Year Award for Small Companies presented by the Arizona Technology Council in conjunction with the Arizona Commerce Authority.

3D Virtual Implantation Demonstrated that 19-Year-Old Female Could be Successfully Bridged to Transplant with the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart

Case series in The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation discusses how 3D imaging software helps make more patients eligible for the life-saving SynCardia Heart implant even if they don’t meet minimum fit criteria.
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Implementing a Successful Operational Risk Management Framework

What EHS Managers Should Learn from Best-In-Class companies
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Gaining visibility into and control over the multitude of internal and external risks is one of the top priorities of corporations today. With a recent jump in regulatory mandates and increasingly active shareholders, many organizations have become sensitive to identifying and eliminating areas of risk — including operational, IT, brand, and reputation areas — from their business.

For EHS Managers, reducing operational risks such as environmental & social risks, incidents and regulatory sanctions is a core component of any effective EHS strategy. 

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