Archive - November 2011

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Door-to-Balloon Time: Quick heart attack treatment saves Orland Park woman
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What is a Nurse Practitioner? Also, happy 1 year to Vista Family Medicine
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Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test

Door-to-Balloon Time: Quick heart attack treatment saves Orland Park woman

In May 2011, 67-year-old Judith O’Sullivan’s life was saved at Little Company of Mary Hospital—and this can be credited to the impressive door-to-balloon time upheld at the hospital. Door-to-balloon time is a term coined by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) to describe the time it takes to recognize and treat a heart attack patient…

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What is a Nurse Practitioner? Also, happy 1 year to Vista Family Medicine

Happy Anniversary! One year ago, Vista Family Medicine became a part of Little Company of Mary Affiliated Services, Inc., a network of physicians and facilities strategically located throughout the Southwest side. Vista Family Medicine is an intimate family practice providing clinical excellence above and beyond traditional medicine in a peaceful and caring environment. Our board…

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Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test

As part of their ongoing efforts to keep our country and communities safe during emergencies, the Federal Communications Commission and Federal Emergency Management Agency will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). The EAS test plays a key role in ensuring the nation is prepared for all hazards, and that the U.S….

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