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hospital week 2019

SoutheastHEALTH Celebrates National Hospital Week

May 16, 2019

Each year, National Hospital Week celebrates hospitals and the men and women who support the health of their communities through dedication and compassionate care. It is an opportunity to recognize and thank all of the dedicated individuals – physicians, nurses, therapists, support staff,...

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SoutheastHEALTH Offers Innovative Treatment for Leaky Mitral Valves

May 16, 2019

An estimated 50,000 people in the United States undergo open-heart surgery each year for the treatment of a leaking mitral valve. However, this major surgery is not an option when patients are too old or have other medical complications. At SoutheastHEALTH, cardiologists and cardiothoracic...


AFib and Stroke Connection

May 09, 2019

Atrial fibrillation (AFib), is a type of irregular heartbeat that affects an estimated 2.2 million people in the U.S. If left untreated, AFib can cause a stroke. Elizabeth Huenefeldt of SoutheastHEALTH Cardiovascular Consultants, shares more about the AFib – stroke connection.

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Southeast Hospital Opens State of the Art Hybrid Operating Room, Positioning the Next Generation of Advanced Heart and Vascular Care in Southeast Missouri

May 08, 2019

SoutheastHEALTH has enlarged and upgraded an operating suite to handle the most complex heart and blood vessel problems. This hybrid operating suite is designed for multispecialty use that can include cardiac, interventional radiology, orthopedic and neurosurgery procedures. It also can...


SoutheastHEALTH Opens New Cardiac Pavilion Designed for Patient and Family Comfort

May 06, 2019

SoutheastHEALTH has opened a new, patient-centered Cardiac Pavilion at Southeast Hospital. The new unit, located on the Hospital’s fifth floor, has been under construction since July of 2018. Nurse Manager Jennifer Kiplinger, BSN, RN, OCN, says the unit has 14 spacious private rooms, each...

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