Doctors implant paperclip-sized diagnostic device in the first pediatric patient in Michigan to allow close monitoring from afar, reduce risk of re-hospitalizations.
Heart Conditions Counseling
Simple ‘practice bundle’ helped achieve 30% reduction across 15 hospitals.
Hospitals across the country are teaming up to improve outcomes in kids who need mechanical heart pumps for congenital heart disease or heart failure.
Michigan Medicine teams complete first procedures using new self-expanding heart valves for chronic pulmonary regurgitation, reducing risks of open heart surgery.
Regular evaluations to identify developmental issues early are critical for children born with complex heart disease who may have worse motor, communication and adaptive skills as they get older.
Study shows simple communication tool helps triple the number of babies with congenital heart conditions who experience family bonding before medical interventions.