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  • January 29, 2018

    Moving with Heart

    Did you know, according to the CDC, about 610,000 people die of heart disease each year? That’s 1 in 4 deaths due to an unhealthy heart. Many factors play a role in keeping your heart healthy. A major influence is physical activity. Being physically inactive increases your chances of getting heart disease or having a stroke by 50%. Just like all the other muscles in your body, your heart needs exercise in order to get and stay strong. A strong heart is more efficient when pumping blood through the body. Being active is one of the best and easiest things you can do for your heart.

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  • January 29, 2018

    Cooking With Heart

    Of course that side of fries sounds much more tempting than a side of fresh fruit, but let’s all try to make a healthy change in our diets and protect our future selves. A good diet is a major component in keeping your heart healthy. Excessive amounts of bad foods leads to high cholesterol and clogged arteries (atherosclerosis). When your arteries are clogged, it restricts blood flow to and from the heart causing a heart attack. Start caring for your heart the way it cares for you, and eat foods that will help you do so.

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  • January 12, 2018

    BLOG: From the Bedside - Rounding Formula for Superior Patient Care

    Patients like to know someone is watching over them and truly cares about them.As part of its patient focused commitment to medical excellence, Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center has implemented Highly Reliable Rounding (HRR), a multi-disciplinary approach to bedside rounding that delivers improved care coordination, patient-centered care and team building, and better patient outcomes.  In patients that receive HHR, the procedures have resulted in patient satisfaction rates of greater than 90% in 2017.

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  • January 05, 2018

    Mountainside Medical Center Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Certified by Industry Leader

    Montclair, NJ – Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is proud to announce the certification of its Cardiac Rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Mountainside Medical Center was recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care.

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