Category: Heart & Vascular



U.S. News & World Report: UVA is No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

August 14, 2018

For the third consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked University of Virginia Medical Center as the… read more >

Study: UVA Heart Failure Program Improves Survival, Reduces Costs

July 31, 2018

A University of Virginia Health System program that provides follow-up care for heart failure patients after they leave the… read more >

UVA Earns Three National Awards for Quality Heart Attack Care

July 16, 2018

University of Virginia Health System has received three national awards from the American Heart Association (AHA) and American College… read more >

UVA Heart Failure Program Honored Nationally for Quality Care

July 3, 2018

For meeting nationally recognized patient-care standards from the American Heart Association, the heart failure program at the University of… read more >

Six UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

June 26, 2018

Six specialties at University of Virginia Children’s Hospital earned a top-50 national ranking in the 2018-2019 “Best Children’s Hospitals”… read more >

Tick-Borne Meat Sensitivity Linked to Heart Disease

June 14, 2018

School of Medicine researchers have linked sensitivity to an allergen in red meat – a sensitivity spread by… read more >

Why Is My Blood Pressure Sensitive to Salt? This Gene May Explain Why

April 12, 2018

Researchers at the School of Medicine and George Washington University School of Medicine have discovered how a gene… read more >

UVA Earns National Accreditation for Pulmonary Hypertension Care

March 27, 2018

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association has designated the Pulmonary Hypertension Center at the University of Virginia Heart and… read more >

UVA Earns International Award for Heart and Lung Care

March 22, 2018

The Heart and Vascular Center at University of Virginia Medical Center has earned the Gold Level Excellence in… read more >

Large-Scale Genetic Study Provides New Insight Into Causes of Stroke

March 12, 2018

An international research consortium studying 520,000 individuals from around the world has identified 22 new genetic risk factors for… read more >