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Congestive Heart Failure: When It’s Time To Talk Transplant – St.Vincent Heart Center, St.Vincent Medical Group

U.S. News & World Report, Yahoo! News

For many people with congestive heart failure, a wide assortment of medical, surgical and lifestyle treatments allow them to go on with life. However, some patients can no longer stay out of the hospital or can barely function and they need to discuss the possibility of undergoing a heart transplant. Dr. Mary Norine Walsh, medical director of heart failure and cardiac transplantation at St.Vincent Heart Center in Indianapolis, was interviewed.

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Brain Tumor Survivor Lives The Big Blue Dream – Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St.Vincent, St.Vincent Indianapolis

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Five years ago, Kevin Massey was diagnosed with a brain tumor at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St.Vincent. During his hospital stay, Massey, a die-hard University of Kentucky Basketball fan, received a visit from head coach John Calipari. Calipari told Kevin that if he could graduate and get into UK, he would have a place on his team. Now, Kevin is the student manager. When he returned to Indianapolis for the Final Four, he was told he needed to have surgery at St.Vincent. The entire UK basketball team surprised their teammate at the hospital to pray with him and his family.

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Gilroy Earns Award For Public Service – St.Vincent Foundation, St.Vincent Indianapolis

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The Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series named Sue Anne Gilroy, executive director of the St.Vincent Foundation and Indiana’s first female secretary of state, the recipient of the 2015 Nancy A. Maloley Outstanding Public Servant Award.

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Zionsville Firefighter Receives Top Honors – St.Vincent

Current in Zionsville

Zionsville firefighter Justin Spivey received this year’s St.Vincent Angel Medic Award. The award is given to individuals that have been nominated by their peers and leaders to be recognized for outstanding patient care and performing duties in a manner that reflects the St.Vincent core values. Dr. Michael Kaufmann, medical director, and Sheila Johnson, director, with St.Vincent Emergency Medicine Services, gave Spivey the award.

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Girl’s Simple Act Reminds Us To Treat Each Other With Grace – St.Vincent Anderson Regional

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A 6-year-old girl from Tennessee made a special deliver to St.Vincent Anderson Regional during her spring break vacation. Charlie Hobbs passed out care packages with crossword puzzles, lip balm, snacks, tissues and a water bottle to cancer patients.

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Bill Could Let More Doctors Volunteer – St.Vincent Heart Center

The Indianapolis Star

Dr. James Trippi, cardiologist at St.Vincent Heart Center, who volunteers his medical expertise by caring for homeless individuals at the Gennesaret Free Clinic weighed in on proposed legislation that would provide doctors and nurses who serve at volunteer clinics with immunity from malpractice litigation.

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WGU Nursing Program Council Named – Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St.Vincent

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Mary Carney, registered nurse with Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St.Vincent, is now serving on the Western Governors University (WGU) Health Professions Program Council. The council helps define the skills and knowledge that a competent graduate should possess, determine the best ways to assess competence, and help monitor and review the relevance of each program over time. Carney received her nursing degree from WGU.

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