The fifth annual Cardiovascular Health Policy Summit, held on June 9, welcomed policy
experts, patient advocates and health care providers to address patients’ pressing
needs and explore policy solutions that will improve the lives of Americans with
Heart patients and advocates are taking a victory lap following news that CVS Caremark, one of the nation’s largest pharmacy benefit managers, will once again cover a popular blood thinner.
Things are looking up for patients who have an uncommon heart condition. The Food and Drug Administration last month approved a novel medication to treat obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
As an aging America faces rising rates of obesity and diabetes, people may also find themselves facing a dangerous cardiovascular disease.
The pandemic pushed the nation’s health care system to the brink. Hospitals even turned patients away during surges. It’s a terrible scenario. And it should be a wake-up call.
By Seth J. Baum, MD – As a cardiologist, I see health care as more than a political issue. It’s been central to my life for three decades.
One day, when my son Dean was just seven weeks old, his grandma was over for a visit. She held him as we chatted, but I had a hard time following the conversation.
A new treatment approach may allow patients to manage AFib more effectively.
The fourth annual Cardiovascular Health Policy Summit welcomed health care providers, policymakers, advocates and other stakeholders to explore how policy solutions can improve the health and lives of Americans living with cardiovascular disease.
Californians in danger of a heart attack or stroke now have help reducing a key risk factor.