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MAURY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO HEART CARE

(JAN 16, 2014)  MAURY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ANNOUNCED THIS WEEK THAT IT IS DROPPING CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY FROM ITS LIST OF SERVICES. ACCORDING TO THE DAILY HERALD, THE COLUMBIA HOSPITAL HAS RECORDED A SHARP DECLINE IN THE VOLUME OF PATIENTS WHO REQUIRE A HEART VALVE REPLACEMENT OR BYPASS PROCEDURES AND WILL FOCUS MORE ON MEDICAL AND INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY. THE HOSPITAL WILL STILL PERFORM STINT PROCEDURES AND WILL USE HEART STABILIZATION TECHNOLOGY SHOULD A PATIENT REQUIRE A MORE ADVANCED OPERATION. SIX EMPLOYEES WILL BE MOVED AS A PART OF THE RESTRUCTURE OF THE HOSPITAL'S OFFERINGS.