Out of the 931,000 heart attacks throughout the United States each year, over 700,000 are classified as STEMI’s. A heart attack is always serious, but the STEMI, or ST segment elevation myocardial infarction, i...
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HCA’s Redmond Regional Medical Center in Rome, Georgia is at the top of its game when it comes to cardiac health. The center is a regional referral source for all of Northwest Georgia, as well as parts of...
Sometimes, you just don’t feel quite like yourself. Sometimes the symptoms are just too vague to understand- lightheaded, nauseous, chest feels a bit tight? Was it that questionable salmon you ate at lunc...
[PRINT] When a heart attack is suspected, triage and timing are critical, especially when treating a ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI), or a more severe heart attack. Out of the 735,000 heart attacks t...
THE CHALLENGE At Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGHS) in Gainesville Georgia, they were looking for a better way to respond to STEMI emergencies. When a patient experiences this very serious type of hear...