Deadline Nears to Register for HMHP Heart Event

The deadline to reserve a seat at The Beat Goes On, a community social to raise awareness about heart disease, is Feb. 15. Presented by St. Elizabeth Heart and Vascular Center, The Beat Goes On will take place at 5 p.m. Feb. 21 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Hall.

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Dr. Lee Gemma, right, uses a model of a heart to explain atrial fibrillation to patient Paul Lisko.

Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) February 06, 2013

The deadline to reserve a seat at The Beat Goes On, a community social to raise awareness about heart disease, is Feb. 15.

Presented by St. Elizabeth Heart and Vascular Center, The Beat Goes On will take place at 5 p.m. Feb. 21 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Hall.

Featured speakers are Paul Lisko, the first patient to undergo atrial fibrillation ablation at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown, and Dr. Lee Gemma, the cardiac electrophysiologist who performed Lisko’s procedure in September 2012.

St. Elizabeth Health Center is the only health care provider in the region offering catheter ablation as a treatment option for patients with atrial fibrillation, the most common heart arrhythmia. Before St. Elizabeth Health Center introduced it to the region, patients who could benefit from atrial fibrillation ablation needed to travel to larger cities where the procedure has been available longer.

There will also be a heart-healthy cooking demonstration by Chris Brainard, chef at St. Elizabeth Health Center, informational displays and a dinner buffet.

Tickets for The Beat Goes On are $25 for singles, $45 for couples and $180 for a table of eight. For information, call 330.480.3151 or 1.877.700.4647.

About Humility of Mary Health Partners:
Humility of Mary Health Partners is an integrated health system located in the Youngstown/Warren area. It is a region of Catholic Health Partners (CHP) in Cincinnati, the largest health system in Ohio and one of the largest Catholic health systems in the United States. HMHP provides a full spectrum of health care services, including inpatient, outpatient, emergency, urgent care, home care and long-term care. Members are St. Elizabeth Health Center, St. Joseph Health Center, St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, HM Home Health Services, The Assumption Village, Humility House, Hospice of the Valley and Laurel Lake. Learn more about HMHP online at http://www.HMpartners.org.


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