March 27, 2014

Maury Regional hosts reunion for heart and pulmonary patients

COLUMBIA, Tenn. – Maury Regional Medical Center (MRMC) will host a reunion for cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation patients on Tuesday, April 1, from 4 until 6 p.m. in the Auxiliary Conference Room. Former patients are invited to attend for a time of fellowship with staff members and fellow patients.

Dr. Michael B. Kelley, a cardiologist with Vanderbilt Heart-Columbia on the medical staff at MRMC, will speak at 4 p.m. Dr. Kelley will discuss the importance of a heart healthy lifestyle.

The cardiac rehabilitation program at MRMC is designed to assist patients with heart disease by improving their physical, mental and cardiovascular health. Patients who have suffered a heart attack, had open heart surgery, heart valve replacement, heart transplant or coronary intervention are eligible to participate in the program with a physician’s referral. The program is supervised by a cardiologist and staffed with a registered nurse and exercise physiologist who monitor the activity of the patient’s heart during exercise.

Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation graduates are encouraged to attend the upcoming reunion. Heart healthy refreshments will be served and door prizes will be given. Attire is casual. For more information, call 931.380.4094.