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Health Tracker Saves Man's Life!

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Hi Everyone,

A man's apple watch alerted him to an elevated heart rate which turned out to be the result of a pulmonary embolism.   Apparently this isnt the first reported case of a health tracker alerting someone to a potentially fatal issue.  You can read the article here:

Apple Watch Alerts Man to Potentially Fatal Blood Clot

Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT)

Hi All,A very interesting article about the survival of someone suffering from a Pulmonary Embolisim and the new PERT task force at the hospital he was admitted to is likely the reason he survived.  We would love to see these response teams to blood clots put in hospitals all over the country.  What do you [...]

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Blood Clot Prevention

Hi All,I came across an interesting article about blood clot prevention at hospitals.  I am glad to see hospitals are finally starting to take blood clot prevention seriously.   One of the biggest reasons for hospital patient remittance is because of  drug interactions.  One of the main culprits is people on coumadin/warfarin being readmitted because [...]

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