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Niagara Falls, NY - Joseph A. Ruffolo President and Chief Executive Officer Memorial Medical Center kicks off a meeting to discuss Cardiovascular Disease in the Region and the Million Hearts initiative.
Memorial Medical Center to debut Million Hearts Project
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will kick off its milestone Million Hearts Project for better heart health on Monday, March 13 at 4 p.m. The session will be held in the medical center’s auditorium, 621 Tenth St., Niagara Falls.
Part of a national campaign spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Million Hearts strives to reduce illness and death from heart attack and stroke through community engagement and the use of a select set of evidence-based public health and clinical strategies.
Media coverage is invited.
“The implementation of the Million Hearts Project will lead to measurable improvements in cardiovascular disease outcomes across Niagara County,” said Memorial Chief Operating Officer Sheila Kee. “Million Hearts will be the perfect complement to Memorial’s enhanced cardiovascular care offerings – increasing awareness about heart disease prevention and empowering community members to better control their own heart health.”
Memorial recently opened a new cardiovascular rehab facility in The Heart Center of Niagara. A cardiac catheterization laboratory will open there in April and an all-new inpatient Heart and Stroke Care unit will open this fall.
Monday’s speakers will be Kiki Davis, M.D., of UBMD Internal Medicine and the assistant medical director of Millennium Collaborative Care (MCC), a Preferred Provider System under the DSRIP program; and Kenneth Gayles, M.D., a board certified Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
WHAT: Kickoff of Memorial’s Million Hearts Project
WHEN: Monday, March 13 at 4 p.m.
WHERE: Memorial Medical Center Auditorium, 621 Tenth St., Niagara Falls, NY
WHO: Presenters will be Kiki Davis, M.D., and Kenneth Gayles, M.D.
INFORMATION: To learn more, call (716) 278-4569