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on Mon, May 06, 2019
Ascension Via Christi nurses touch the lives of patients every day – as well as the lives of their patients’ family members. The nurses who serve in the...
man shoveling snow
on Wed, February 06, 2019
This winter season has brought extreme cold temperatures, ice, and snow to many regions of the United States.  That extreme weather can also pose an increased...
on Mon, December 17, 2018
Missi King, RN, who serves in Ascension Via Christi Hospital St. Francis’ Cardiology Intensive Care Unit, is not much of a social media guru. However, this...
on Tue, November 20, 2018
Around 11 p.m. on Oct. 19, 2017, Judy Gronniger awoke to what she thought was her husband’s snoring. When Jeff wouldn’t awaken, she quickly recognized that he...
on Tue, November 13, 2018
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia have published new findings about “stiff heart syndrome” that could one day help prevent future...
on Tue, October 30, 2018
Via Christi’s Structural Heart team continues to help advance leading-edge therapies for patients with failing hearts through participation in invitation-only...
Dr Rizwan Khalid first EP study
on Thu, October 25, 2018
After months of training and preparation, Dr. Rizwan Khalid, a cardiac electrophysiologist (cardiologist) at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg,...
Via Christi Structural Heart team leaders
on Tue, September 18, 2018
In mid-July, Abbott announced that it had received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for a next-generation version of its MitraClip® heart valve...
structural heart team leaders
on Thu, July 26, 2018
Ascension's Ascension Via Christi St. Francis is the first in the United States to participate in a pivotal clinical study of a minimally invasive, first-of-...
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on Tue, May 22, 2018
For more than three decades, Via Christi Research, part of Ascension’s Kansas ministry, has been conducting clinical trials of pharmaceutical and medical...

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