Henry County Hospital Announces Increased Availability of Cardiology Services
Napoleon, OH – Henry County Hospital recently partnered with Mercy
Defiance Clinic to increase the availability of cardiology services to
residents of Henry County and the surrounding areas. On January 31st Mercy
Cardiology Clinic began seeing patients and joined Promedica Northwest
Ohio Cardiology Consultants in providing cardiology services at Henry
Every year about 715,000 Americans have a heart attack, making heart disease
the number one killer of both men and women. Nationwide, heart disease
captures over 600,000 lives per year.
"According to the 2013 Henry County Health Assessment heart disease
captures 23% of all deaths in Henry County," states Kim Bordenkircher,
Henry County Hospital's chief executive officer. "The addition
of Mercy Cardiology Clinic provides the residents of Henry County and
the surrounding areas greater access to expert cardiology services close
Raza Hashmi, M.D. and Mohammed Alo, D.O. bring over 25 years of experience
to Henry County Hospital. Dr. Hashmi and Dr. Alo now have available appointments
during clinic hours Tuesdays and Fridays from 8:00am – 12:00pm at
Henry County Hospital's Outpatient Care Services. To schedule an appointment
please call Mercy Defiance Clinic Cardiology at 419-783-3251.
Raja Kattar, M.D., of Promedica Northwest Ohio Cardiology Consultants,
will continue to see patients on Mondays and Thursdays from 8:00am –
12:00pm at Henry County Hospital's Outpatient Care Services. To schedule
an appointment please call 800-243-1912.
Both clinics offer echocardiograms and stress testing during their clinic hours.
"Expert cardiologists and state-of-the art equipment provides patients
quality care close to home," stated Bordenkircher.
Last year, the significance of heart disease was featured during the Henry
County Hospital Foundation's 2012 Annual Fund Drive. With the support
of the community, the Henry County Hospital Foundation purchased state-of-the
art stress testing equipment that now benefits the hundreds of patients
who seek cardiology services at Henry County Hospital.
"The health needs of our community are top priority," commented
Bordenkircher. "The mission of Henry County Hospital is to improve
the health of the community, increased access to cardiology services aligns
with that mission."
To learn more about the services offered at Henry County Hospital, visit
us online at www.henrycountyhospital.org or Join the Conversation at www.facebook.com/HenryCountyHospitalInc