Heart Care

Emerson Health Receives National Recognition for High-Quality Stroke Care


The American Heart Association has recognized Emerson’s dedication to ensuring all stroke patients have access to best practices and life-saving care.

Alice’s Heart Mended After Receiving Cardiac Care at Emerson Health


Alice knew something was wrong when she had trouble breathing and became dizzy. With help from Emerson’s cardiac team, she now has a renewed focus on her health as she lives an active life.

6 Facts About Commotio Cordis in Young Athletes and How You Can Help


Learn more about commotio cordis, the sudden cardiac arrest that can occur when someone experiences a hit to the chest directly over the heart, and how parents can reduce the risk in youth sports.

Men's Health Tips


We asked five male physicians at Emerson to share their best health tips for men. Read on for their useful advice. 

Is It “Just” Heartburn or Something More Serious?


If you experience heartburn daily, it is probably time to be evaluated for gastroesophageal reflux disease. Dr. John Dowd discusses heartburn and when to seek care.

In My Own Voice: Michael Cramer Turns to Cardiac Rehabilitation After a Heart Attack


During his recovery from a heart attack, Michael turned to Emerson’s cardiac rehabilitation program, where he worked with an exercise physiologist, dietitian, nurses and staff to eventually return to his active lifestyle.

Benjamin Tillinger, MD, Honored with Partners Leadership Award


Benjamin Tillinger, MD, a cardiologist with Emerson Cardiovascular Associates, was honored recently with the Leadership Award for Excellence in Specialty Collaboration at the Partners Primary Care Leadership Summit. The award recognizes his leadership in improving coordinated patient care through enhanced communications among physicians. According to his award nomination, “Dr. Tillinger is a patient-centered strategic thinker and a true leader in every initiative he manages. He is an invaluable asset to the Emerson Physician Hospital Organization.”

Emerson Hospital Receives Achievement Awards for its Care of Stroke Patients


The American Heart Association / American Stroke Association honored Emerson Hospital recently for its excellence in treating stroke patients. Emerson earned the Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and was named to the Target: Stroke Honor Roll.  


Cardiologist Dr. Daniela Capriles Joins Emerson Hospital


Cardiologist Daniela Capriles, MD, FACC, recently joined Emerson Hospital and is accepting new patients. Dr. Capriles sees patients at her office located at 131 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, John Cuming Building, Suite 640 in Concord.

Solving a common health risk: Emerson class attacks the metabolic syndrome


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