5 hospitals launching heart care programs

The following hospitals have launched or expanded heart care programs in July and August.

Note: This is not an exhaustive list. If you would like to add to this list, please email avaidya@beckershealthcare.com.

1. Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune City, N.J., has launched a cardio-oncology program, the hospital announced Sept. 1.

2. Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Heart & Vascular Center in Lebanon, N.H., has opened its sports cardiology program beyond students at Dartmouth College, the health system announced Aug. 20.

3. Lewes, Del.-based Beebe Healthcare has implemented Sussex County's first transcatheter aortic valve replacement program, the health system announced Aug. 18.

4. On Aug. 13, Newton (N.J.) Medical Center launched a percutaneous coronary intervention program to help treat heart attack patients.

5. Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas in Austin launched its heart transplant program July 31.

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