May is American Stroke Month and National High Blood Pressure Education Month and this year, the CHQ 250 under the Million Hearts® campaign will focus on increasing public awareness of stroke risks and warning signs and educating the public about blood pressure control. The WCA Hospital Wellness, Cardiology, and Chautauqua County Health Action teams will join this effort by offering the general public FREE BLOOD PRESSURE checks during the month of May. No appointment is necessary and walk-ins are welcomed Monday – Friday, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. (more . . .)
WCA Bariatric Center team hosts free seminars in May . . . The WCA Bariatric Center team will host a free, informative, seminar on Thursday, May 19, 6 p.m. and Saturday, June 4, 10 a.m. to answer questions about weight loss surgery options at WCA and introduce residents to bariatric surgeon, Dr. Galo Grijalva. The free seminar will be held in the WCA Hospital Auditorium, 207 Foote Avenue. For more information, call WCA at 664-8614. (more . . .)
Patients undergoing a cardiac catheterization procedure at the WCA Heart Center now have the option of having the procedure performed through the radial artery in the wrist instead of the femoral artery in the groin. To be a candidate, patients must have dual blood supply to their hands, through both the radial artery and the ulnar artery (more . . .)
3D Mammography Is Here! . . . WCA is excited to be the first hospital in the region to offer the latest in breast cancer screening advances, the Genius™ 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ or Breast Tomosynthesis exams, developed by Hologic, Inc., a worldwide leader in Women’s Health. The new system is recommended for women of all ages and breast densities. (more . . . )
Start 2016 with a new career and some extra cash! Learn how you, a friend or colleague, can receive a $3,000 sign-on bonus and the "new" WCA Hospital Weekend Program (more . . . )
WCA Hospital, the region’s healthcare leader, is excited to announce the opening of WCA Gynecology Services. The conveniently located service, led by Thomas Andrews, M.D., board-certified gynecologist, is at 17 Sherman Street Building (directly behind WCA Hospital), Second Floor, Suite 2000. Dr. Andrews specializes in the needs of gynecology care, pelvic surgery, laser and laparoscopic surgery, and treatment of pre-cancerous conditions of the cervix. WCA Gynecology Services is accepting new patients. To schedule a GYN appointment, call (716) 664-8509. (more . . .)
Find a doctor in your area with the WCA Hospital 2016 Physician Directory featuring the entire medical staff and receive information including important hospital telephone numbers, hospital services and programs, and 2016 calendar. To receive your free 2016 Physician Directory, call Linda Johnson, WCA Hospital Public Relations, at 664-8614 today!