Quality of Life January-March 2013

Quality of Life

Quality of Life Online is a comprehensive online publication — updated regularly — that offers health information, safety tips, recipes and other information that can help enhance the health and well being of residents of Aiken and surrounding areas.

Read a message from Aiken Regional CEO Carlos Milanes.
Oletha Minto, MD was startled to learn that the fatigue she attributed to being a working mom was actually a sign of cardiovascular disease.
The stereotype is that heart disease is a man’s problem. Yet since 1984, more women have died from cardiovascular disease (CVD) than men.
How can a prospective patient evaluate a hospital’s cardiovascular center? Ask about its “D2B".
Meet the members of the Cardiovascular Institute of Carolina.
Workplace Wellness offers a wide range of services to help you keep your employees healthy and to improve your bottom line.
In just 12 months, Aiken Regional's WE program has attracted over 1,000 members and continues to grow.
A visit to the emergency room can be stressful if you encounter a long wait. Know what to expect when you come to the ER.
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Carlos Milanes
CEO

Leopoldo Muniz, MD
Chairman, Board of Governors

Mark Ezekiel, MD
Chief of Staff

Sharon Hagan
Administrative Director of Business Development/Physician Services

Melissa Summer
Director of Marketing

Brittni Everhardt
Communications Specialist, Editor

Shirley McIntosh
Community and Physician Relations Manager

Robert D. Schwartz, Jr.
Director of Business Development – Aurora Pavilion

Quality of Life is a comprehensive online publication updated four times annually by Aiken Regional Medical Centers. The information is intended to inform and educate about subjects pertinent to health, not as a substitute for consultation with a personal physician. Information printed in Quality of Life cannot be reproduced without the express written consent of Aiken Regional Medical Centers. Physicians mentioned in this publication are on the medical staff of Aiken Regional Medical Centers but, with limited exceptions, are independent practitioners who are not agents or employees of Aiken Regional Medical Centers. The hospital shall not be liable for actions or treatments provided by physicians.

©2013. All rights reserved.

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Aiken Regional Medical Centers is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation.     

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