b'S WS & UPDATE NE Care teams planthe new space.medicine, noted the expansion condition at Alamance Regionaland deepen the quality of is part of ongoing investments are now able to receive supportcardiovascular care availablein cardiovascular care atfor their heart function quicklyhere locally.Alamance Regional, includingand closer to home instead ofAdds Blairton Hampton,a new ability to treat patientsbeing transferred.Chair, Alamance Regionalin cardiogenic shock whoOur heart and vascular careCharitable Foundation Board of experience a rapid loss in theirat Alamance Regional is alreadyDirectors, Community support hearts ability to pump enoughrecognized nationally for medicalaccelerates heart care innovation blood to meet the bodys needs.excellence, says Dr. Arida. in Alamance County. Learn how Using a mechanical heart pumpThis expansion reflects ouryour gift can make a differencecalled Impella, patients in criticalcommitment to continueat conehealthphilanthropy.org. EXPANSIONAlamance Regional ExpandsPhysicians, nurses and the entireMuhammad Arida, MDspectrum of our care teams involved Heart and Vascular Services in treating patients are leading the design of this new space, so it reflects our medical and clinical expertise as well as our commitment to achieving excellence for our patients, says Gregory Schnier, MD (below center), pictured with Alexander Paraschos, MD, PhD (left), and Brian Agbor-Etang, MD.THE MULTIMILLIONA lamance Regional Medical Enlargement and DOLLAR EXPANSIONCenter is expanding itsmodernization of pre- and Heart & Vascular Center with post-procedure spaces.OF ALAMANCEa $34 million project that will add A new CT scanner with REGIONAL MEDICAL14,000 square feet and renovatespecialized cardiac imaging CENTER MEANSnearly 49,000 square feet whilecapabilities. creating a new, separate entrance Larger electrophysiology NATIONALLY LEADINGfor cardiovascular patients. Setand interventional radiology HEART AND VASCULARfor completion by the end ofdepartments enabling This page and opposite (Arida): Photos by Christopher English2023, the project will expandincreased capacity in placing CARE WILL REMAINtreatment capabilities for patientspacemakers, defibrillators CLOSER TO HOME nationally recognized excellencedefibrillators, as well as new$34Mand ensure that the hospitalsand implantable cardioverter FOR THOUSANDS in heart and vascular careprocedures for ablation that OF PATIENTS. continues for decades. will treat certain heart-rhythmPROJECTabnormalities. Key enhancements Increased opportunities for include:more cardiovascular patients14,000 The expansion andat Alamance Regional to modernization of existingparticipate in the latest cardiac catheter labs andadvancements in care throughSQUARE FEET ADDEDaddition of a cardiovascularclinical trials.lab to accommodate moreMuhammad Arida, MD, who49,000interventional equipment forspecializes in interventional higher-acuity patients.cardiology and endovascular SQUARE FEET RENOVATED06 / CONE HEALTH HEART & VASCULAR / 07'