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HBB: Heart of New Ulm Project’s Nine Year Impact Report

HBB: Heart of New Ulm Project’s Nine Year Impact Report

Health care is moving beyond hospital and clinic walls and out into communities. In New Ulm, Minn., an initiative from the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) has been paving the way. Since 2009, Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project...

Founders to the Future

Founders to the Future

THANK YOU The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation cordially invites you and your family to attend a special event to celebrate the Founders MHIF legacy. Tuesday, June 12, 2018 | 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM The Minikahda Club 3205 Excelsior...

MHIF Interns Reflections from ACC 2018

MHIF Interns Reflections from ACC 2018

Ann Iverson I am extremely grateful to have had the opportunity to attend and present a poster at the ACC Scientific Sessions this past weekend. When I first arrived at the conference, I will admit I was a little bit overwhelmed by everything that was...

PCSK9 Inhibitors: Science, Selection and Access

PCSK9 Inhibitors: Science, Selection and Access

  Agenda:   5:00-6:00PM Registration, dinner & exhibits 6:00-6:10PM Welcome – David Hurrell, MD 6:10-6:30PM The Role of PCSK9 Inhibitors & Clinical Update - Thomas Knickelbine, MD 6:30-6:50PM Incorporating PCSK9 Inhibitors into a Risk-based Approach to Cardiovascular...

Community-wide Weight Challenge May Slow Weight Gain in Adults

Community-wide Weight Challenge May Slow Weight Gain in Adults

  Minneapolis, MN, - Monday, March 19, 2018 — A weight management challenge targeting an entire community may help overweight or obese participants lose weight and healthy weight participants avoid weight gain, according to research published online in Obesity Science...

First AccuCinch® Enrollment at MHIF

First AccuCinch® Enrollment at MHIF

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® Treats First Patient in AccuCinch® Study for Mitral Regurgitation and Heart Failure   Minneapolis, MN – March 16, 2018 – Research physicians at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® completed their first treatment with the...

MHIF First to Enroll in VENT-AVOID Trial

MHIF First to Enroll in VENT-AVOID Trial

SPONSOR PRESS RELEASE https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180227006269/en/ALung-Initiates-Enrollment-Pivotal-Trial-Hemolung-RAS ALung Initiates Enrollment in Pivotal Trial of the Hemolung RAS for the US Market   PITTSBURGH (February 27, 2018) - ALung...

MHIF & ACC 2018

MHIF & ACC 2018

Several Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation's research physicians and staff presented at the American College of Cardiology's  67th Annual Scientific Sessions in Orlando on March 10-12, 2018. Check out the photos and list of presentations below! Presentations  ...

CRT 2018 Presentations

CRT 2018 Presentations

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation has several research physicians attending and presenting at the 2018 Cardiovascular Research Technologies conference this weekend in Washington, D.C. (#CRT2018) Below is a summary of who is going and where you can hear them:  ...

Dr. Mike Miedema speaks with KARE 11 about the Widowmaker

Dr. Mike Miedema speaks with KARE 11 about the Widowmaker

MHIF Researcher, Dr. Mike Miedema appeared on KARE-11 News on Friday, February 16 to discuss the "Widowmaker" heart attack after NBC's 'This is US' drew attention to this deadly type of heart attack. Miedema discusses risk factors and important prevention tips. Click...

Dr. Mario Gössl on WCCO Radio with Roshini Rajkumar Discussing Valve Disease

Dr. Mario Gössl on WCCO Radio with Roshini Rajkumar Discussing Valve Disease

Dr. Mario Gössl, chatted about heart valve disease with Roshini Rajkumar on WCCO Radio. More than 5 million Americans have heart valve disease (HVD); which can cause heart attacks, arrhythmia, congestive heart failure and other heart disease—significantly impacting quality of life and even leading to death.

Dr. Paul Sorajja and Kristine Fortman on TCM Move Together Podcast

Dr. Paul Sorajja and Kristine Fortman on TCM Move Together Podcast

Dr. Paul Sorajja, the Roger L. and Lynn C. Headrick Family Chair for Valve Science Research at MHIF Valve Science Center, Kristine Fortman, MHIF CEO and Dr. Bill Kotonias, an MHIF Grateful Patient joined Twin Cities in Motion for the January episode of Move. Together....

The Mechanics of a Healthy Heart

The Mechanics of a Healthy Heart

  MHIF’s inaugural year of an annual community event for  National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day was a huge success! We had over 175 people in attendance. A big thank you to our sponsors:  Edwards LifeSciences, Inc. and Medtronic.  The event educated the community...