At a time when heart disease is America's leading cause of death for both men and women, cardiologists can truly be life savers.
Skilled, board-certified cardiologists at Mount Nittany Health offer extensive experience in diagnosing, treating and managing heart ailments of all types. We use state-of-the-art invasive and non-invasive treatments to keep your heart working efficiently for you.
The cardiology team also strives to treat you long before you face a cardiac event. Mount Nittany Health offers non-invasive tests to assess your heart's function so you can prevent the onset of heart disease. Skilled physicians can also offer useful guidance on lifestyle choices that can improve your long-term heart health.
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognize this hospital for achieving 85% or higher adherence to all Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure Performance Achievement indicators for consecutive 12 month intervals and 75% or higher compliance with 4 of 9 Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure Quality Measures to improve quality of patient care and outcomes.
Mount Nittany Medical Center is prepared with the tools necessary to reduce the "door-to-balloon time"—the period between the arrival of a patient at the hospital and the point when the balloon reaches the blockage during cardiac intervention. The shorter this critical time period is, the less damage done to the heart muscle due to a lack of oxygen-enriched blood flow.
Mount Nittany Health uses the latest cardiac catheterization technology to provde these life saving services.
Mount Nittany Physician Group
Heart health close to home
The Mount Nittany Physician Group offers world-class cardiology care at a number of convenient outpatient locations across Central Pennsylvania.
Services are available at:
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Health Break Article
Statistics released in 2005 by the American Heart Association report that one in four individuals in the United States has some form of cardiovascular—heart or blood vessel—disease. Each day, nearly 2,600 Americans die from cardiovascular disease; this averages to about one death every 34 seconds. And those who survive their cardiac “event” likely face some major life choices. As sobering as this statistic may be, equally serious is the fact that the prevalence of cardiovascular disease is increasing, and will likely continue to increase. Two significant reasons for this trend are that today nearly 7 of every 10 U.S. adults is overweight or obese, and physical inactivity is becoming increasingly prevalent. In cardiovascular d...