Another first out of Providence Heart and Vascular Institute: An implant that allows doctors to monitor heart remotely

February 04, 2015
The patient’s at home, but the cardiologist can still check in, thanks to an innovative, first-of-its-kind heart monitoring technology now available at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. Cardiologists with Providence Heart and Vascular Institute recently became the first experts in the Northwest to implant CardioMEMS HF System, a tiny wireless heart monitoring sensor, into patients.

VAD offers a lifesaving option for patients with advanced heart failure.

July 26, 2012

When a heart is failing and transplation isn't an option or is not immediately available, a ventricular assist device, or VAD, can save a life.