San Bernardino, CA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014
HeartValveSurgery.com, the largest educational resource and community of patients with heart valve disease, announced today that the Inland Empire Heart & Vascular Institute (IEH&VI), which is located in St. Bernardine Medical Center, has become its newest sponsor.
“The Inland Empire Heart & Vascular Institute has been performing open heart procedures for over 50 years in Southern California,” stated Adam Pick, founder of HeartValveSurgery.com. “Many patients in the region have had excellent surgical results at St. Bernardine Medical Center.”
The IEH&VI, where renowned cardiac specialists perform over 700 open heart procedures each year, is widely recognized as a leading cardiac center in Southern California. “Our patients have access to experienced surgeons who provide innovative approaches for the treatment of complex heart and vascular conditions,” stated Ed Langdon, Director of the Heart Valve Program at the Inland Empire Heart & Vascular Institute. “HeartValveSurgery.com helps educate our patients at each step in the surgical cycle. For this reason, we are very excited to launch this partnership.”
Recently, HeartValveSurgery.com launched a new Heart Valve Clinic Microsite featuring the Inland Empire Heart & Vascular Institute. The microsite provides a simple interface with robust multimedia capabilities to help patients and caregivers learn about the Inland Empire Heart & Vascular Institute’s unique cardiac competencies, its surgeons, and more.
Founded in 2006, HeartValveSurgery.com offers patients an end-to-end platform for learning about heart valve repair and heart valve replacement surgery. The platform includes a social network, a surgeon finder, a cardiac clinic directory, an interactive blog, a book and a new educational video library.
During 2012, HeartValveSurgery.com received over 1 million patient and caregiver visits while expanding its online library to over 10,000 pages of free information. To learn more, please visit http://www.HeartValveSurgery.com.
Robyn Podell, Director of Communications