HART’S HEALTHY NEW YEAR TIPS
By Dana Fletcher and guest author, Jodi Fletcher
Whether you make ‘resolutions’ or not, you can still start the New Year right with a few heart-healthy lifestyle changes. There is no better time to start making healthy lifestyle choices than right now.
Sometimes, we can feel overwhelmed by the many things we could or should do to improve our health. To combat that,
MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT: LOOKING BACK TO LOOK FORWARD
Last year at this time, alongside the visions of sugarplums dancing in my head were thoughts of gratitude. As 2017 has progressed and now comes to a close, I am struck by what those visions have meant for me this year. Marcus Lemonis, CEO of Camping World, and host of the television show, The Profit, is famous
PATTI LAWRENCE IS PROMOTED TO SENIOR CRA
Four years ago, a voice from Patti Lawrence’s past called her cellphone. Jim Hart, Chief Executive Officer of Hart Clinical Consultants, needed someone with clinical experience working in a cardiac cath lab. From that one phone call, Patti began a new phase in her professional career as a Clinical Research Associate, initially filling device proctoring roles, but diligently
HART HEALTHY TIPS:
THE GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT
Save the date Thursday, November 16th! The American Cancer Society holds a very important event that day, which can be the first day towards quitting smoking for many people.
It’s The Great American Smokeout!
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 36.5 million Americans (15.1% of all adults) smoke cigarettes. Smoking causes several life-threatening diseases such as cancer, stroke,
HCC NEWS: THE VERMONT CARDIAC NETWORK CONFERENCE
On September 28, 2017, HCC staff members Cheryl Calhoun and Stan Reaves attended the Vermont Cardiac Network (VCN) Conference held in picturesque Woodstock, Vermont. VCN was established in 1984 to assure cardiac health status of Vermonters and other nearby residents. It is a group of physicians and nurses committed to providing quality educational programs in cardiac care and networking
Vulnerable Populations: who are they?
This is the fourth in a series of articles about medical ethics. Our previous posts in this series included the basics of medical ethics, the difference between utilitarianism and deontology, and the Belmont Report.
Today we will review vulnerable populations. The idea of vulnerable populations falls under the ethical construct of respect for persons. Remember that this principle is about autonomy, where
Good Clinical Practice glossary series
Welcome back to the Hart GCP knowledge series. We have been reviewing essential documents that are typically generated before the clinical phase of the trial begins. We have looked specifically at the Investigator brochure, clinical protocol/protocol amendments, informed consent tracking, and the use of advertisements. Today we will be reviewing financial documents and insurance required prior to beginning a clinical trial.
This installment of Hart Health Hints celebrates a year of this blog series that aims to inform our viewers about some important health tips. We especially love finding out about events in our communities that help bring awareness to health problems that our friends, our families, or ourselves may have.
In our industry, we are experts in technical details of the disease processes and cutting-edge treatment
August 13-19, 2017 is National Health Center Week
Did you know that community Health Centers provide care for over 25 million Americans at more than 9,000 locations across the country?
This August, the National Association of Community Health Centers, is sponsoring the National Health Center Week, with a theme of “Celebrating America’s Health Centers: The Key to Healthier Communities.”
Health centers are community-based and community-directed organizations that provide
This, HCC’s 50th blog post, is a message of celebration. Since we are halfway through 2017, I’d like to share with you some things I am exceptionally happy about and graciously thankful for.
One of our goals for this year was to continue to provide high-quality service in the areas in which we excel. As Risk-Based Monitoring (RBM) continues to grow and become accepted as an