June 2014

Local man is the first at UNC Hospitals saved from sudden cardiac death by wearing a LifeVest®

Local man is the first at UNC Hospitals saved from sudden cardiac death by wearing a LifeVest®

Vernon Byrd of Mebane, NC is the first patient at UNC Hospitals to be saved by a LifeVest® defibrillator system when he collapsed from cardiac arrest in early May 2014

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Sudden Unexpected Death in NC is being studied at the University of North Carolina

The SUDDEN study will collect medical information from North Carolinians who died from sudden unexpected death in an effort to define contributing disease processes and improve prevention.

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UNC Hospitals honored with Mission: Lifeline quality achievement award for heart attack care

UNC Hospitals honored with Mission: Lifeline quality achievement award for heart attack care

UNC Hospitals has received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.

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The Pulse Online - June 2014

Our monthly newsletter featuring Heart and Vascular's excellent care and service, provided by a team of nationally-recognized health care providers.

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