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April 14, 2009

“You have been given a life sentence!”

By CSMMayo csmmayo

I was told these words following a night in the ER where I received superior care/ treatment to determine if I was having and/or had a heart attackand yes I did. After 3 days in St.Marys, where I received the very best of care and was tactfully informed by my cardiologist that the condition of […]

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Tags: 1472, 5252, 5335, Cardiac Rehab, Heart & Heart Surgery, heart attack, One Voice, Stents


January 20, 2009

Who’s the Expert Here?

By CSMMayo csmmayo

  Imagine a hospital room in the cardiac unit, with a patient, her family, doctors and nurses, all discussing the patient’s status and treatment options. So who are the experts in the room? Are they the doctors and nurses who have studied, practiced and devoted their lives to understanding and treating cardiac diseases? Are they […]

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Tags: One Voice, Patient Support Groups, Patient-centered care


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