Essential health information from local experts

Posted: Feb 19, 2018

Stroke Prevention, Symptoms & Recovery

Written by SMH Outpatient Care Coordinator Wanda Jackson

When it comes to stroke, every minute counts! And that’s why it’s so important to understand the signs and symptoms, so you can call 9-1-1 immediately.
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Posted: Feb 9, 2018

Take Control of Heart Failure with these Tips

Written by SMH Heart Failure Nurse Specialist Stacey Daggett

Lifestyle factors are the most common reasons heart failure patients are re-admitted to the hospital. If you’re among the thousands with heart failure who are reluctant to modify their style of living, try these behavior tweaks to start managing your disease better today.

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Posted: Sep 14, 2017

Inpatient Care Specialists Improving Healthcare

Written by SMH Senior Communications Editor Kim Savage

What is a "hospitalist"? As inpatient care specialists, hospitalists work hand-in-hand with hospital nurses, case managers, therapists and each patient’s primary care provider. They also co-manage specialty care that might be needed, meet frequently with family members and coordinate services that patients might need after discharge.
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Posted: Jun 29, 2017

Brain Health: Tips to Boost Memory

By SMH Outpatient Care Coordinator Wanda Jackson

Some types of memory loss, like those caused by age and heredity, cannot be changed. But other types can be. Here are some lifestyle tweaks you can make today to enhance your memory and cognition.
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