When your heart beats to a different drum

When your heart beats to a different drum

Usually a heart beats at just the right tempo. But sometimes it can beat too fast, too slow or simply out of rhythm — a condition called arrhythmia. How much do you know about arrhythmia? Read on as Harish Manyam, M.D., director of cardiovascular research and director...
Under pressure

Under pressure

You’ve had your blood pressure (BP) checked at your annual checkup. You may even check your BP occasionally using the machine at the drugstore. But do you know what the numbers actually mean? First, let’s define blood pressure. The term refers to how forcefully your...
Innovation helps Erlanger respond faster in a cardiac emergency

Innovation helps Erlanger respond faster in a cardiac emergency

Pulsara — an innovative new mobile application for emergency responders — eliminates mounds of paperwork and time-consuming operator calls by connecting Erlanger’s emergency response teams on one simple, easy-to-use platform. Early identification and immediate...