Although heart disease remains the leading cause of death for Americans, many people can lower their risk by taking advantage of regular cardiovascular screenings, changing their lifestyle and taking any necessary medication. In fact, an analysis published in the Annals of Internal Medicine last year, found that preventable risk factors account for half of all heart disease […]
Dr. Edward Skillen, cardiologist with Bon Secours Heart & Vascular Institute, explains how you can eat a heart-healthy diet and which foods are best and worst for your health. Download a free heart-healthy cookbook with over 100 dietitian-approved recipes at goodheartrecipes.com.
Bon Secours Heart and Vascular Institute is pleased to announce that new technology is being offered for patients with heart failure. The new cardiac resynchronization therapy-defibrillator (CRT-D) is an implantable device that features advanced technology designed to improve the pumping function of the heart and provide physicians with more options to customize the therapy […]
As part of Bon Secours’ mission to improve community health through prevention and education, over 100 employees volunteered their time on Saturday morning to give out 2002 free flu shots to the Hampton Roads community. This is the second year that the health system has given away free flu shots. “This event helps us make […]
Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System is pleased to announce that Paula Crawford-Harris, MD, has joined the staff at Bon Secours Airline Boulevard Medical Associates in Portsmouth. Dr. Paula Crawford-Harris is a board-certified family practice physician. Dr. Crawford-Harris received her Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Cell Science and Master of Public Health from University […]
Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System is pleased to announce that Jerrica Lyle, NP, a board certified nurse practitioner, has joined the staff at Portsmouth Medical Associates. Ms. Lyle received her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Scranton. During her time there, she was inducted into The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma […]
Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System is pleased to announce that Arinola Allison, NP, a board certified family nurse practitioner, has joined the staff at Airline Boulevard Medical Associates in Portsmouth. Ms. Allison received her bachelor of science in nursing and master of science in nursing from Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tenn. She completed […]
After Shannan dislocated, she turned to the orthopedic experts at Bon Secours Hampton Roads for emergency surgery. Dr. Bradley Butkovich saved Shannan’s leg and returned her to the activities she loves.
Bon Secours Hampton Roads has declared Saturday, September 27, 2014 as “Free Drive-Through Flu Shot Day.” To make flu shots more accessible and increase compliance with Center for Disease Control and Prevention regulations, the local health system is continuing the tradition of offering free drive-through service at four locations. Join the hundreds of residents […]
Robots now roam the halls of Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center, creating a stronger bond between physicians and patients. Robert Lancey, MD, and Kevin Shortt, MD, both cardiothoracic surgeons at Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center, use Double Robotics technology to communicate with patients more often than usually possible. While visits from the robots do not […]