January 22, 2018

Watch Jerry West and Sen. Bill Frist at AF Stat Atrial Fibrillation Coalition Live Webcast

As a founding member of the AF Stat coalition, StopAfib.org would like to invite you to attend the next AF Stat meeting. You can attend via webcast or in person in Washington, DC. You will get to hear from (and maybe even meet) an illustrious group of speakers, including Former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, […]

Bill Frist on AF Stat

Recently, Mellanie True Hills had the opportunity to visit with The Honorable William H. Frist, MD, Former US Senate Majority Leader, heart and lung transplant surgeon, and AF Stat Policy Advisor. Dr. Frist took a moment to record an overview of the importance of AF Stat for afib patients and

Coming Soon: AF Stat to launch the “AFib Educator” App and Desktop Widget

The AFib Educator will provide healthcare professionals with an at-hand resource to help illustrate how AFib affects patients including risks and symptoms.The free app and desktop widget will feature detailed animations of the heart, EKG demos and x-ray images. It will also show patients how AFib impacts the flow of blood between the heart’s chambers […]

You’re Invited to a Webcast for AF Stat™: A Call to Action for Atrial Fibrillation (Afib)

AF StatTM: A Call to Action for Atrial Fibrillation is a collaboration of healthcare leaders and organizations working to improve the health and well-being of people affected by atrial fibrillation. Next Wednesday, AF Stat will be holding a webcast and all afib patients, caregivers, and stakeholders are invited to attend. This webcast will not cover […]

AF Stat Patient Profiles: NBA Hall-of-Famer Jerry West and Mellanie True Hills

We recently mentioned that StopAfib.org is a proud member of AF StatTM: A Call to Action for Atrial Fibrillation. It’s exciting to have 24 organizations, along with Dr. Eric Prystowsky, Senator Bill Frist, MD, and NBA Hall of Famer Jerry West, working together to raise afib awareness. To learn more: About AF Stat and see […]

U.S. Afib Patients and Doctors “Out of Sync” About Atrial Fibrillation’s Serious Consequences

The “Out of Sync: The State of Afib in America” survey compared the perspectives of patients who have been diagnosed with afib, and the physicians and nurses who treat afib patients. The results revealed a clear disconnect between medical professionals and patients about their understanding of afib risks. According to the survey: Less than half […]

Health and Advocacy Leaders Raise Awareness of Atrial Fibrillation (Afib), a Costly and Misunderstood Cardiovascular Disease

As Baby Boomers approach their Medicare years, a diverse group of healthcare leaders has joined together to launch AF Stat™: A Call to Action for Atrial Fibrillation (AF Stat), and to announce the formation of the AF Stat Working Group.  This first-of-its-kind, national initiative aims to elevate understanding, diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation (afib) […]