Pawtucket – February is Heart Month. Members of the Cardiovascular Medicine
Department at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island wore red on February 7, 2014, along
with other employees of the hospital, in honor of the American Heart Association’s
11th Annual National Wear Red Day, raising awareness of the mission to fight heart
disease and stroke.

The Memorial Hospital Cardiovascular Center specialty physicians and cardiologists
provide both in-patient and out-patient cardiovascular care. Care New England
hospitals’, Memorial and Kent, have established a clinical affiliation with Brigham
and Women’s Hospital of Boston, bringing expert cardiac care and services in a
convenient local setting, expanding the care options for patients. These
institutions have combined an expert team of cardiologists, available to meet all
cardiac needs, from the most basic to most complex. Brigham and Women’s Hospital is
renowned for the quality of its physicians who have performed pioneering work in the
evaluation and treatment in cardiovascular disease. The collaborative relationship
provides a seamless transition between three healthcare institutions in the areas of
cardiovascular medicine.

For more information on Memorial Hospital’s Cardiovascular Center, please visit
www.mhri.org or call (401) 729-2262.

For more information on National Wear Red Day, go to goredforwomen.org or call
1-888-MY-HEART.