More than 42 million American women are living with heart disease, the number one killer of women in the United States. While considerable progress has been made in the last decade towards reducing deaths from cardiovascular disease, women still suffer worse outcomes than men for some cardiac conditions and interventions.
Cardiovascular Care Designed for Women
At Atlantic Health System, we recognize that women have specialized cardiovascular health needs. Our Women’s Heart Program is designed to provide gender-specific care for women with known or suspected heart disease, including:
The Women’s Heart Program doesn’t stop at medical procedures. Our hospital-based physicians work with cardiologists in the community to offer coordinated, continuous care. We also provide a full spectrum of cardiac rehabilitation services and integrative medical approaches to lifestyle modification and risk reduction.
WomenHeart of Morristown Medical Center
This national organization is dedicated to advancing women’s heart health. Join our monthly meetings for education, peer-to-peer patient support and access to local resources. Light refreshments are served.
The group meets on the Second Thursday of every month in Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute from: