Providence Hospital hosts two heart health programs in February to commemorate Heart Month

January 22, 2018 4:30 pm Published by

On Feb. 8, Dr. Noel Bedwell of Mobile Heart Specialists, PC, will discuss “The Ups and Downs of Blood Pressure: An Update on the New Guidelines” during a dinner presentation in the hospital’s DePaul Center (6801 Airport Blvd., Mobile 36608). He will review the newest guidelines from the American Heart Association and tips for maintaining proper blood pressure. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. The event is free, but reservations are required and can be made by calling 1-877-416-1620 by Feb. 1.

On Feb. 27, Dr. Stephanie Grosz of Rihner, Gupta and Grosz Cardiology, PC, will speak about heart disease risk. The program starts at 1 p.m. in the DePaul Center at Providence (6801 Airport Blvd., Mobile 36608) and includes heart healthy snacks. This lecture is offered through the Providence Senior Spirit program for people age 55 and older that focuses on health-related issues and offers benefits, educational events and discounts to members. The lecture is free, but reservations are required and can be made by calling 1-877-416-1620 by Feb. 20.

Founded in 1854 and based in Mobile, Ala., Providence Hospital offers 349 beds and comprehensive healthcare for emergency, cardiovascular, cancer, orthopedics, obstetrics and surgical services, as well as an outpatient diagnostic center and a freestanding rehabilitation and wellness center. Providence Hospital has been designated a Blue Distinction Center by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama for spine, hip and knee surgeries, reflecting a high level of performance in patient safety and outcomes. For more information, visit www.providencehospital.org or call 251-633-1000.