Press Release

For Immediate Release
Feb 11, 2011
Contact : Robert Cavanaugh, Public Relations Manager  
732-776-4166
rcavanaugh@meridianhealth.com

Free Interactive Seminar on Vascular Disorders and Diseases to be held February 17

Ocean Medical Center to host educational program with local medical expert  

Brick, NJ - Ocean Medical Center will host a FREE program titled, "Vascular Disease 101: An Overview of Vascular conditions, risk factors, and treatment options" on Thursday, February 17, 2011 from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. at Ocean Medical Center. The program is free and will take place in the Conference Center of the medical center, located at 425 Jack Martin Boulevard in Brick, NJ.  

Vascular Surgeon Sung Kwon, M.D. from Ocean Medical Center and Jersey Coast Vascular Institute will focus on treatment options for vascular disorders and diseases such as DVT, stroke, aneurysms, peripheral vascular disease, and coronary artery disease.   The program is free, but space is limited.  Reserve your spot by calling 1-800-DOCTORS or by visiting www.MeridianHealth.com.  

Meridian CardioVascular Network's new heart healthy living campaign, 365 Days of Heart Health, spotlights wellness through a series of special events, heart healthy tips, and educational programs.  Visiting www.365DaysofHeart.com provides helpful information, resources, real time updates, and expert videos to stay connected with important heart health matters.  The Web site also provides inspiring patient stories, news, wellness information, and special event details.  

Visit www.365DaysofHeart.com to view a complete listing of events that will take place this year, or to learn more about heart health matters.  

Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization in New Jersey, comprising Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital in Neptune, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, and Meridian Partner Companies that include home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, ambulatory care, ambulance services, and outpatient centers. Meridian Health has consistently been rated among the top performing health systems in New Jersey for clinical quality, is one of the FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For" fro the second consecutive year, and is the recipient of numerous state and national recognitions for patient care and nursing excellence, including the distinction of being the first health system in the country to receive Magnet designation for nursing.  For more information, visit us at www.meridianhealth.com.