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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Innovative Medical First in Lafayette for Carotid Artery Disease and Prevention of Devastating Strokes

Heart Hospital of Lafayette is the first in Lafayette to offer an innovative new treatment for patients at risk for stroke due to blockages in the neck arteries known as carotid artery disease. The minimally invasive procedure, called TransCarotid Artery Revascularization or TCAR, utilizes a new FDA-approved neuroprotection system that temporari...
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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Heart Hospital recognized for exceptional commitment to improving healthcare outcomes

NRC Health has selected Heart Hospital of Lafayette as a recipient of its 2017 Excellence Award. Heart Hospital was recognized at the 23rd Annual NRC Health Symposium for Patient-Centered Care in Boston on Sunday, August 6. For nearly four decades, NRC Health has helped healthcare organizations illuminate and improve the moments that matter mo...
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Heart Hospital of Lafayette Receives 2017 Women's Choice Award® as one of America's Best Hospitals for Heart Care

Heart Hospital of Lafayette has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare.  The award signifies that Heart Hospital of Lafayette is in the top 9% of 4,789 U.S. hospitals offering heart care services. According to...
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Know ALL the Warning Signs a of a Heart Attack

Heart attack symptoms aren't always the same for all people.  Below are some common signs of cardiac distress.  Chest Discomfort Heart attacks often involve discomfort in the center of the chest—a feeling of fullness or uncomfortable pressure or squeezing—that lasts more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes bac...
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Monday, October 03, 2016

Heart Hospital Earns Award for its Commitment to Improving Patient Experience

National Research Corporation (NRC), has selected Heart Hospital of Lafayette as a recipient of its 2016 Excellence award. Heart Hospital was recognized at the 22nd Annual NRC Picker Patient-Centered Symposium in San Diego on Sunday, August 28. NRC selected Excellence award recipients based on their achievement within categories that patients h...
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Monday, February 22, 2016

Stressed? Relax and love yourself!

Life gets busy and with all that hustle and bustle comes stress. Did you know stress can set off hormones in your body causing your heart rate and blood pressure to rise? Too much stress causes a chain of events—first the situation causes your body to release adrenaline, the hormone that temporarily causes your breath and heart rate to sp...
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Monday, February 15, 2016

Heart Healthy Pear Berry Crisp

A heart healthy diet is one of your best tools for preventing heart disease. This dessert is low in sodium, cholesterol, trans fats and saturated fats and promotes fruits, fiber-rich whole grains and good fats. You don’t have to sacrifice taste for a healthier diet. Topping 1½ cups rolled oats ¼ cup whole-wheat flour &f...
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Monday, February 15, 2016

Heart Healthy Cuban Chicken Carnitas

This heart healthy dish is not lacking in flavor.  Our heart healthy Cuban Chicken Carnitas are sure to be a hit with everyone. RECIPE: 4 boneless Skinless Chicken Breast 2 tbsp Cuban Rub 1.5 tsp Lime Juice 1 tbsp Cuban Rub (see recipe) for after shredding   Cuban Rub 2 tbsp Cocoa Powder 2 tbsp Red Pepper Flakes 2 tsp Oregan...
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Thursday, February 04, 2016

Super Bowl: Snacking for Health

Throw a flag on the play—these recipes are too good to be low in fat and good for you! You don’t need to be a nutrition pro to enjoy satisfying and healthy snacking during the Super Bowl this weekend—all you need is a little inspiration like these three recipes for some classic game day favorites. Simple ingredient modificat...
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Monday, February 01, 2016

Be Fit to Be Heart Healthy

February is heart month and there’s no better time to give yourself a little love. One of the best things you can do to prevent heart disease is through diet and exercise. Making sure you’re eating the right foods and getting the right amount of activity not only make your heart happy, but will improve your overall well being. Acco...
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