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CardioSolution enlightens attendees about heart disease at local Chamber luncheon

As part of the Early Chamber’s monthly Lunch and Learn program, Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Ravipudi discussed coronary artery disease, one of the most common forms of heart disease, and the future expansion of cardiology services at Brownwood Regional Medical Center. Click here to continue reading

July 27, 2016

Cardiology care, from door to door

McAlester Regional Health Center began offering round-the-clock STEMI coverage to diagnose and treat active heart attack patients in December. Since then, MRHC has become a regional Cardiology destination, with teams in place for everything from emergent intervention to limb salvage to long-term treatments and care. The Cardiology program at MRHC is comprehensive, with 2 interventional…

March 3, 2016

A heart attack victim’s story

November 2015 — By Amanda Duforat Special to the Herald “Call the ambulance.” Those three words, and an unexpected heart attack, led 80-year-old Joel Miller and his wife on a journey he didn’t expect to have at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. “My son had a heart attack a few years ago and he had told…

January 6, 2016

New State Rules for Catheter Procedures May Help Rural Patients

A new California law that took effect this year changed state regulations to allow more California hospitals to perform catheter-based cardiac diagnostic and treatment procedures. The policy shifts could cut miles and hours off cardiac patients’ drive time in rural parts of the state and could mean expanded services and revenues for regional and rural…

December 17, 2015

Trios Health designated as Level I Cardiac Care Center

Trios Health in Kennewick is now categorized as a Level I Cardiac Care Center. The categorization, from the Washington State Emergency Cardiac and Stroke System, became effective late last week and was announced Thursday morning. It means the health system met exacting criteria and provides the high level of cardiac care 24 hours a day,…

December 16, 2015