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Another blow for Jewish Hospital: It's suspending heart transplants

By Louisville Courier Journal  
   July 19, 2019

The announcement Thursday that Jewish Hospital would suspend its heart transplant program was a blow to an institution that once led the nation as an esteemed leader in heart care and innovative. The decision directly affects 32 people on the hospital's waiting list for new hearts. Once the program is halted next month, officials at Jewish Hospital are expected to help them transition to other transplant programs — and there's only one other program in the state at the University of Kentucky.

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