EVENT: Palmetto Health sponsors “Women at Heart” event during American Heart Month
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 24
TIME: 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
PLACE: Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln St., Columbia
FACTS: The forum is designed to increase hearth health among women in the Midlands, bring awareness to the differences in heart disease for women and remind the community about living a heart-healthy lifestyle. The event has attracted more than 1,000 participants each year.
Along with breakout sessions on topics like depression and stress, hypertension and health eating habits, flu shots will be offered to attendees at no cost.
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About Palmetto Health
Palmetto Health, the largest health care system in the South Carolina Midlands region and one of the state’s largest employers, comprises more than 15,000 team members, physicians and volunteers working together to fulfill Palmetto Health’s Vision: To be remembered by each patient as providing the care and compassion we want for our families and ourselves. The system includes six acute-care hospitals in the Midlands—Palmetto Health Baptist, Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge, Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, Palmetto Health Heart Hospital, Palmetto Health Richland and Palmetto Health Tuomey. In the South Carolina Upstate region, Palmetto Health also co-owns Baptist Easley Hospital. Recognized nationally as one of the best places to work and receive care, the system also includes the Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group, the region’s largest multispecialty group, which serves as the entry point to the health care system with more than 500 providers serving patients in more than 80 practices and nearly 100 locations. Palmetto Health also is supported by two 501 (c)(3) foundations, and trains the next generation of physicians through its 24 residency and fellowship programs affiliated with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. For more information, visit PalmettoHealth.org or call 803-296-CARE (2273).