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A history of pivotal scientific research and discoveries
Our expertise in cardiovascular disease characterization and management is built on a thirty-year foundation of scientific research and clinical studies. Our founders’ discoveries have placed Boston Heart at the forefront of understanding the mechanisms underlying cardiovascular disease.
1. Compressed mortality file: underlying cause of death. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Web site. http://wonder.cdc.gov/mortSQL.html. Accessed April 3, 2012.
2. Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence and Mortality. United States Environmental Protection Agency Web site. http://cfpub.epa.gov/eroe/index.cfm?fuseaction=detail.viewInd&lv=list.listByAlpha&r=235292&subtop=381. Accessed April 3, 2012.
3. High Blood Pressure and Cholesterol. Vital Signs. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Web site. http://www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/CardiovascularDisease/index.html. Accessed March 30, 2012.
4. Roger VL, Go AS, Lloyd-Jones DM, et al; for The American Heart Association Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics Subcommittee. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2011 Update: A Report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2011;123:e18–e209.
- Did you know?
- CVD has been the leading cause of death in the US for the past 100 years, except for 1918.1,2
- One out of every six healthcare dollars is spent on cardiovascular disease treatment.3
- CVD claims more lives each year than cancer, chronic lower respiratory disease and accidents combined.4
- Our Mission
- To improve heart health by providing the most comprehensive, clinically relevant and personalized diagnostic tools, information and services.
- Our Vision
- To be a world leader in personalized diagnostics dedicated to preventing heart disease and related events.
- Our Values
- The Truth
- Taking Responsibility
- Champions of Change & Innovation