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Video Guide: Introducing Heart Valve Journals 2.0
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.
New Website Tip: The Best Way For Existing Users To Login To Heart Valve Journals
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….
HeartValveSurgery.com Re-launches with 200+ New Features
By Adam Pick on August 22, 2014
Great news everybody!!!
HeartValveSurgery.com Named A “Best Cardiac & Heart” Website!
By Adam Pick on May 21, 2014
As most of you know…
I’m Speaking At The California Women’s Conference; Let’s Connect!
By Adam Pick on May 19, 2014
Sorry for the late notice, but…
The 4 Good Habits That Promote a Long, Healthy Life
By Adam Pick on May 19, 2014
After I posted the story about my recent Fitbit experience, I received several encouraging comments about the habits and the behaviors that promote a long, healthy life.
The Fitbit Helps Me Gain Energy & Lose 17 Pounds
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.
Science News: 2014 Heart Valve Disease Management Guidelines Announced by the AHA / ACC
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.
The Webinar eBook & Video for “What Can Heart Valve Surgery Patients Expect?” by Dr. Castro & Me
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?
Top 10 Heart Valve Surgery Stories of 2013
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.
Happy Holidays from Ethan, Robyn and Me!
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.
Free eBook & Video: “Advances in Mitral & Tricuspid Valve Surgery; Plus, Atrial Fibrillation”
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.
Join Over 200 Patients & Caregivers For Wednesday’s Webinar!
By Adam Pick on December 3, 2013
Great news everybody!
Special Announcement: Dr. Bonow & Dr. McCarthy to Host Live Webinar for Patients on December 4
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.
New Research: Pets May Boost Heart Health
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).
Trivia: How Many iPads Does It Take To Run A Heart Valve Webinar?
By Adam Pick on June 27, 2013
We just had a great webinar about mitral valve repair surgery. (FYI, I’ll be posting the transcript and video shortly.)
Search 10,000+ Pages of Heart Valve Information… Instantly!
By Adam Pick on May 23, 2013
Another Great Infographic To Educate You About Heart Disease
By Adam Pick on April 28, 2013
The response to our aortic stenosis infographic was extraordinary. Thus far, the infographic received over 300 Facebook ‘Likes’ and more than 135 Twitter posts.