Even though the heart and the lungs help the body in different ways, they are also linked together in many unique ways. When the lungs develop a rise in blood pressure, known as pulmonary hypertension (PH), it can affect the heart as well.
Bob Williams, cardiovascular services supervisor at Fairfield Medical
Center, will be awarded the Healthcare Hero Award on Feb. 12 during the
Eleventh Annual Heroes Breakfast at the Eagles Event Center in
St. Vincent de Paul School in Mount Vernon, Ohio recently became the
first parochial school in the nation to receive the Heart Safe School
Fairfield Federal Savings and Loan recently was presented with the
Heart Safe Business Accreditation, a project of the Snider Community
Heart Watch at Fairfield Medical Center.
Heritage Elementary has become the fourth school in Pickerington to receive the Heart Safe School Accreditation.
The Fairfield Medical Center Emergency Department recently donated an
adaptor to the Hocking Township Fire Department so its EMS crew can
successfully transmit EKGs to the hospital.