Palmetto Health Heart Hospital Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Posted on 2/24/2016

EVENT:

Palmetto Health Heart Hospital will celebrate its 10th anniversary. Patients, physicians and team members are invited to this event celebrating the Heart Hospital’s anniversary as South Carolina’s only freestanding hospital dedicated solely to heart care. There also will be an opportunity to tour the hospital.

Palmetto Health Heart Hospital is dedicated to being on the leading edge of advanced medical therapies and technologies. During its first decade of operation, the hospital has introduced:

  • The region’s first STEMI alert system, which quickly transmits patient information from ambulance to physicians during a STEMI heart attack
  • The Advanced Heart Health Center – a new, leading-edge facility dedicated to improving the quality of life for our patients through advanced medical therapies and frequent follow-up care
  • Mechanical circulatory support for advanced heart failure patients, including the Midlands’ only Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) program. We offer LVADs for patients awaiting heart transplantation, as well as for patients who require the devices for life
  • The Midlands’ first valvular heart disease program, providing comprehensive treatments that include minimally invasive aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • More advanced vascular surgery, ranging from complex aortic surgery to minimally-invasive procedures
  • The most advanced treatment available for atrial fibrillation and arrhythmia, including ablation therapies from one of the top ablation centers in the country
  • A hybrid operating room with the safest and most advanced X-ray imaging equipment in the state – for better detection and precision.
  • Palmetto Health Heart Hospital is consistently recognized for the extraordinary care our team provides

WHEN:                  Friday, Feb. 26

TIME:                    2-4 p.m.

PLACE:                  Palmetto Health Heart Hospital, 8 Medical Park Rd, Atrium

ABOUT:

Palmetto Health Heart Hospital cares for more cardiac patients than any other hospital in the Midlands. From its accredited Chest Pain Emergency Room at Palmetto Health Richland to its open-heart surgery rooms and private patient rooms, the Heart Hospital offers advanced care delivered in a comfortable, healing environment. A team of 17 cardiologists provides medical and interventional cardiac care with special expertise in electrophysiology, advanced heart failure care and minimally invasive aortic valve replacement.

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