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Susan Hertzberg, Boston Heart CEO

Susan Hertzberg is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Boston Heart Diagnostics. Susan has more than 25 years of experience in the diagnostics and healthcare services industry. She has held key executive leadership roles in both early stage and established diagnostics companies. The New England winner and a national finalist of Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year™ in 2014, Susan appeared on The CEO Show with Robert Reiss and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, and the Boston Business Journal. Susan received her MBA from Columbia University. She currently serves on the Board of the Boston-area American Heart Association and is a former director of Theracare, Inc.

Recent Posts

The Guidelines Will Kill You.  No, Really…if You are a Woman, They Will.

Posted by Susan Hertzberg, Boston Heart CEO on Feb 4, 2016 11:30:00 AM


For the first time ever, the American Heart Association issued a scientific statement on heart attacks in women, saying in part that “women are understudied, underdiagnosed and undertreated.”  The statement, published in Circulation, concluded that the undertreatment with guideline-based recommendations is “leading to worse outcomes and increased rates of readmissions, reinfarctions and deaths in the first year after MI.” 

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