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UW Medical Center has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality for Cardiac Medical Intervention. This designation reflects the broad scope of services and excellent outcomes in every aspect of procedural cardiac care provided at UWMC through UW Medicine’s Regional Heart Center.
UW Medicine hospitals and programs rank high in U.S. News & World Report’s 2011 edition of America’s Best Hospitals. UW Medical Center was ranked #13 in the nation overall, and has made the U.S. News national Honor Roll since the rankings began in 1990.
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Kirsten Switzer of Seattle suffered from debilitating back pain for more than a decade, but is walking and exercising again after receiving a new spinal cord nerve stimulator at the Center for Pain Relief. Watch the story.
Chris Marshall, implanted in the Spring with a total artificial heart, received a donor heart Sept 12. The device’s portable battery pack enabled Marshall to walk 600 miles between implant and transplant. Read more.
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UW Medicine geneticist flying high over Supreme Court ruling June 13, 2013
Young heart patient graduates high school to standing ovation June 11, 2013
Heroin overdose deaths on the rise in Washington June 10, 2013
Hidden threats to young athletes May 11, 2013
Dr. Janna Friedly talks about back pain on Dr. Oz show May 07, 2013
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