HOSPITAL RECEIVES CHEST
PAIN CENTER ACCREDITATION
The American College of Cardiology has recognized Shenandoah
Memorial Hospital (SMH) for its demonstrated expertise and
commitment in treating patients with chest pain, awarding
the hospital Chest Pain Center Accreditation in November.
The accreditation recognizes the team's proven exceptional
competency in treating patients with heart attack symptoms.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
more than 730,000 Americans suffer a heart attack each year.
The most common symptom of a heart attack for both men and
women is chest pain or discomfort. SMH works closely with
local EMS partners and Valley Health's Heart & Vascular
Center at Winchester Medical Center to facilitate fast and
effective early treatment and provide coordinated care.
VALLEY HEALTH VIRTUAL
Because of limitations on in-person gatherings due to
COVID, our team will hold a regionwide Valley Health
Virtual Health Fair in lieu of community events. Taking
place March 20-27, this forum will provide an opportunity
to safely focus on health and wellness from the comfort of
your own home. Although the event will primarily be virtual,
screenings and other health-related activities will be
offered at locations across the Valley Health service area.
Visit www.valleyhealthlink.com/hea/thfair to learn more.
Valley Health Lab Services has opened in Hancock,
Maryland. This new location offers blood analysis, drug
monitoring, routine testing, and more, and is located
next to Valley Health War Memorial Hospital Family
Medicine on North Pennsylvania Avenue.
Valley Pain Consultants I Valley Health now offers
pain management services at Shenandoah Memorial
Hospital Multispecialty Clinic. Board-certified in pain
management, Michael Poss, MD, treats spinal and
musculoskeletal conditions, including back and joint
pain, muscular pain, and pain caused by other medical
conditions such as cancer, improving quality of life and
functionality for patients. Cal/ 540-459-1383 for more