August 18, 2017

Jason Garcia

Florida Trend Associate Editor •

Jason Garcia

Jason Garcia is a graduate of the Phillip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. Before coming to Florida Trend, he worked for 13 years for the Orlando Sentinel, where he covered state politics and the tourism industry.

Articles by Jason Garcia:

Avoiding surgery
In 1985, Tampa General Hospital became the first hospital in Florida to perform a successful heart transplant.
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3-D Mapping
Three-dimensional mapping technology enables cardiologists to more safely treat abnormal heartbeats, one of the most common forms of cardiac problems.
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Statistically speaking
Results from a telephone poll of 1,002 U.S. adults (485 men and 517 women), with region, gender, age, race and ethnicity weighted to be nationally representative...
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Risk factors for heart disease
Non-controllable vs. controllable risks and stats
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Cancer and cardiac care
The number of cancer survivors in the United States has grown as treatments have become more effective at battling the disease.
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The disappearing stent
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration last summer approved the first fully absorbable stent to treat artery disease...
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Target: Heart Disease
In November 2016, the Florida Department of Health launched a pilot program aimed at implementing new prevention strategies in places deemed most at risk of heart disease.
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Tiny pacemakers
Three years ago, an 81-year-old man became the first patient in Florida to receive the world's smallest pacemaker...
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Charity care
Billed as the only clinic of its kind in the state, Florida Hospital's Trina Hidalgo Heart Care Center in Orlando provides free care to uninsured people suffering from heart conditions
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Florida Hospitals in Rankings
Tampa General Hospital, UF Health Shands Hospital, JFK Medical Center, Northwest Medical Center & Kendall Regional Medical Center
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