26 Oct 2017
Murmurs newsletter Issue 28 (Apr - Sep 2017)

Key highlights

  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD): Utilisation rate in Asia
  • Bringing technology to healthcare
  • In search of the secret to having a healthier heart
  • High blood pressure, the silent killer

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08 May 2017
Murmurs newsletter Issue 27 (Jan - Mar 2017)

Key highlights

  • Fewer visits to arrive at diagnosis for Polyclinic referrals
  • NHCS staff shine bright, score high at SHQSA 2017
  • "Silent" gene mutations may cause heart failure in healthy people
  • Researchers to develop protocol for exercise magnetic resonance imaging test for enlarged hearts

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15 Sep 2016
Murmurs newsletter Issue 26 (Apr - Jun 2016)

Key highlights

  • Asians at higher risk for heart failure
  • NHCS Heart To Heart Gala 2016 raises more than $650,000
  • Start young for a healthy heart
  • Better outcomes for non-diabetics after bypass surgery

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26 May 2016
Murmurs newsletter Issue 25 (Oct 2015 - Mar 2016)
Key highlights
  • American College of Cardiology partners NHCS in first global diabetes registry
  • NHCS performs Asia's first HeartMate 3 implantation
  • NHCS embarks on study on hypertension and heart muscle scarring
  • New app for heart failure helps patients stay on track

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06 Jan 2016
Murmurs newsletter Issue 24 (Jul - Sep 2015)
Key Highlights
  • NHCS wins dual national awards
  • New mobility status indicator system improves communication in wards
  • Aortic aneurysms: Ticking time bombs
  • NHCS cardiologists get youths to talk about heart issues
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09 Nov 2015
Imprints of Healthcare - SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre Annual Report 2014
Imprints of Healthcare celebrates the successes of our patients against their disease, told through up-close interviews and photographs of them in their elements. Their fortitude and positivity make us proud to serve in public healthcare.

Also in the 2014 Report are stories of our staff from the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre. Their personal accounts reaffirm our purpose in healthcare and inspire us to greater heights.

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30 Sep 2015
Murmurs newsletter Issue 23 (Apr - Jun 2015)
Key Highlights
  • NHCS performs Asia's first minimally invasive LVAD implantation
  • NHCS nurses shine the light on better sleep for patients
  • One test for 17 inherited cardiac conditions
  • What heart patients can expect from MediShield Life

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28 May 2015
Murmurs newsletter Issue 22 (Oct 2014 - Mar 2015)
Key Highlights
  • Finding heart disease-causing genetic mutations in Asians
  • Inaugural Heart to Heart Gala raises over $760,000
  • New SAF Cardiac Fitness Centre at NHCS
  • NHCS doctor wins SHQSA Superstar Award - Clinician Category
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