AF Association News & Events
ARRHYTHMIA ALLIANCE AND FIRST SCOTS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF BEAUFORT PLACE FIRST DEFIBRILLATOR AT HOLY TRINITY CLASSICAL SCHOOL
Arrhythmia Alliance and First Scots Presbyterian Church of Beaufort Place First Defibrillator at Holy Trinity Classical School
Arrhythmia Alliance & City of Hardeeville Thanks Sponsors For Successful Fundraising Event for First Responders
Hilton Head, SC – August 31, 2017 – On Saturday, August 19, 2017, Arrhythmia Alliance and the City of Hardeeville hosted their first annual Fun Run for a Cause 5K and 1 mile Race. The purpose of this event was to raise funds for new automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to be placed in The City of Hardeeville’s police vehicles.
AF ASSOCIATION NAMES WINNERS OF PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL HEALTHCARE PIONEER AWARDS
Trudie Lobban, Founder and CEO, AF Association announced this year’s winners of the AF Association “International Healthcare Pioneers 2018 – Showcasing Best Practice in AF” at the Arrhythmia Alliance Awards Ceremony held this week at Heart Rhythm Congress 2017.
AF CAUSES ONE THIRD OF ALL STROKES – THESE CAN BE PREVENTED, THIS SCANDAL CANNOT BE ALLOWED TO CONTINUE
Many of the world’s leading authorities on the management and treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF) met at the Heart Rhythm Congress to present the case for perfecting the care of AF patients: Detect AF by a simple pulse check; perfect against AF-related stroke using anticoagulation therapy, not aspirin; and correct the irregular heart rhythm with access to appropriate treatment.
Wearable Technology: Safeguards will help boost sales
This month Apple claimed that its much-feted, but reportedly under-selling, Apple Watch had saved lives. In one case a 62-year-old builder felt terrible after lunch. His watch had revealed an abnormally high pulse and he called an ambulance. Doctors were said to have told him that he might have died if he had gone straight home. This is a good news story, but medical specialists fear that it may create a misleading impression about the accuracy of personal pulse checkers in hand-held monitors and smartphones.
INTERNATIONAL HEART RHYTHM CONGRESS CALLS FOR URGENT ACTION TO PREVENT THOUSANDS OF UNNECESSARY DEATHS FROM ARRHYTHMIAS..
Over 3,000 heart rhythm specialists and healthcare professionals from around the world are arriving in Birmingham for the annual Heart Rhythm Congress (HRC), starting on Sunday (1-4 October), the UK’s largest educational congress devoted solely to arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders).
NATIONAL ‘KNOW YOUR PULSE’ CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED TO IDENTIFY UNDIAGNOSED PERSONS WITH AN ARRHYTHMIA
September 27, 2017- Arrhythmia Alliance, a leading US heart rhythm not-for-profit organization has today launched a National ‘Know Your Pulse’ campaign as part of National Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Awareness month.
LOCAL NON-PROFIT ARRHYTHMIA ALLIANCE PLACES AED AT HILTON HEAD-BLUFFTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Local Non-Profit Arrhythmia Alliance Place AED At Hilton Head-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce
Arrhythmia Alliance Celebrates AF Aware Month
Hilton Head Island, SC- September 12, 2017 – Local charity Arrhythmia Alliance is celebrating AF Aware Month throughout the month of September. AF, also known as atrial fibrillation or AFib, is the most common heart rhythm disorder. AF is often not life-threatening, but it can be troublesome and require medical treatment. There are over 200,000 people new cases in the US each year and an estimated 16 million people are affected worldwide.