By Adam Pick on November 25, 2014
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Everything about the holiday speaks to what I cherish most about life — family, fun friends, tasty food and… football. 🙂
By Adam Pick on November 17, 2014
By Adam Pick on October 30, 2014
As heart valve disease can progress at different rates, patients are often confused by a very important question… When is the right time to have heart valve surgery?
By Adam Pick on October 6, 2014
In connection with the recent relaunch of HeartValveSurgery.com, I am excited to introduce you to Heart Valve Journals 2.0. As you may know, Heart Valve Journals (HVJ) is a special online community of patients, their family members and friends. We started HVJ, in 2009, to help patients meet and learn from each other. Since then, HVJ has helped 1000’s of people — from diagnosis through recovery.
By Adam Pick on September 26, 2014
Here’s a real quick and important tip for all existing users of Heart Valve Journals in the ‘My Community’ section of the relaunched website….
By Adam Pick on August 22, 2014
Great news everybody!!!
By Adam Pick on May 21, 2014
As most of you know…
By Adam Pick on May 19, 2014
Sorry for the late notice, but…
By Adam Pick on May 19, 2014
By Adam Pick on April 11, 2014
I’m no Richard Simmons.
Speaking Announcement: Thanks to the ACC & Cedars-Sinai for Inviting Me to Talk Tomorrow at “Championing Care”
By Adam Pick on March 11, 2014
Many thanks to the American College of Cardiology and Cedars-Sinai for inviting me to speak at the “Championing Care for the Patient with Aortic Stenosis” event tomorrow, Wednesday, March 12 at 1pm PST.
By Adam Pick on March 5, 2014
If you didn’t know, there are physician guidelines for the management and treatment of heart valve disease. These guidelines, which were created by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, are used by your cardiologist and heart surgeon to determine the best approach for the treatment of valvular disorders including aortic stenosis and mitral regurgitation.
By Adam Pick on March 4, 2014
The response to our webinar, “What Can Heart Valve Surgery Patients Expect?”, has been extraordinary. Hosted by Dr. Luis Castro and myself, this 60-minute session connected over 100 attendees in real-time to discuss patient expectations before, during and after heart surgery.
Webinar Announcement: “What Can Heart Valve Surgery Patients Expect?” with Dr. Castro & Me on February 26!
By Adam Pick on February 18, 2014
Did you know that over 40% of patients feel they were not adequately prepared for heart valve surgery?
By Adam Pick on December 30, 2013
During 2013, our patient and caregiver community actively discussed many topics specific to the treatment of heart valve disease. As we prepare to enter 2014, I thought it might be helpful — for all of us — to look back at those stories that generated the most interest and social sharing during the past twelve months.
By Adam Pick on December 24, 2013
I wanted to take a quick moment to wish you, the wonderful patients and caregivers in our community, a very happy and healthy holidays.
By Adam Pick on December 12, 2013
Great news! Our recent webinar, “Advances in Mitral & Tricuspid Valve Surgery; Plus, Atrial Fibrillation”, was fantastic! Over 235 patients and caregivers registered to learn critical insights about mitral valve disorders, tricuspid valve defects and atrial fibrillation from Dr. Robert Bonow, past president of the American Heart Association, and Dr. Patrick McCarthy, chief of cardiac surgery at Northwestern Medicine.
By Adam Pick on December 3, 2013
Great news everybody!
By Adam Pick on November 25, 2013
I am very excited to announce that Dr. Robert Bonow, past president of the American Heart Association, and Dr. Patrick McCarthy, chief of cardiac surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, will be hosting a special one-hour webinar on Wednesday, December 4, at 4:30pm CST.
By Adam Pick on August 15, 2013
If you are a pet owner, you are well aware of the joy that pets bring to your daily life. Pet owners may also receive another added benefit: longevity, according to a recent study by the American Heart Association (AHA).