Theresa Conejo RN appointed to the American Heart Association's Regional Board of Directors 

by Theresa conejo Wednesday, July 27, 2011
For Immediate Release
Contact:
Christy McCabe
215.335.6613
cmccabe@mercyhealth.org

Theresa Conejo, RN, Appointed to American Heart/Stroke Association’s Regional Board of Directors

PHILADELPHIA (July, 2011):
The AHA’s Great Rivers Affiliate includes five states: Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky.
Theresa has been an AHA advocate in the PA 8th Congressional District for over four years, received the Great Rivers Affiliate Distinguished Achievement Award in 2009 and currently serves on the AHA  National Advocacy Committee. She also was named the 2009 recipient of the Henrietta Villaescusa Award for Community Service by the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN).


Nazareth Hospital, a nationally certified Primary Stroke Center, earned the American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus Sustained Performance Award for Stroke Care and recently received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award for Heart Failure Care. Nazareth Hospital has received national certification and The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for Heart Failure Care, and in 2011, launched interventional coronary angioplasty to expand access to cardiac care for the community.



About Nazareth Hospital
Founded by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, Nazareth Hospital has provided healthcare to the Northeast Philadelphia community since 1940. The Hospital has 205 acute and 28 skilled care beds, and provides a comprehensive array of health care services, including advanced diagnostics and treatment for emergencies as well as cancer, cardiovascular, orthopedic, rehabilitation, women’s health and wound care. Nazareth Hospital is nationally certified as a Primary Stroke Center and has earned five-star ratings from HealthGrades for stroke care nine years in a row. Nazareth is also nationally certified for Hip and Knee Replacement and Heart Failure. Independence Blue Cross named Nazareth as a Blue Center of Distinction for Knee and Hip Replacement in 2010.  Nazareth Hospital is a member of Mercy Health System of Southeastern Pennsylvania.  


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