Jefferson Regional Scores Silver with Mission: Lifeline Award

From left, Daniel Rubin, MD, medical director, Cardiac Cath Lab; Joanne Cook, Emergency Services; John Balkovec and Nancy Dyson, Brentwood EMS; Richard Sullivan, MD, associate director, Department of Emergency Medicine and EMS director; James Hasson, Mission: Lifeline; Jill Mooreh

Timeline: A Decade of Advanced Cardiac Care

Q&A with Glen Miske, DO

Q&A with Glen Miske, DO, Medical Director, Electrophysiology
Irregular Heartbeat: What You Should Know

The Heart Institute at Jefferson Regional offers the most advanced diagnostic and treatment tools to control a variety of heart arrhythmias.  Dr. Miske answers some important questions:

Q. When a patient is diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat, how do you determine the best treatment plan?

Meet Dr. Takahashi: Our Newest Cardiothoracic Surgeon

A surgeon with advanced training and experience in cardiac, thoracic and vascular procedures as well as the latest surgical technology has joined the medical team of Park Cardiothoracic and Vascular Institute at Jefferson Regional Medical Center, effective Aug. 1, 2012.

Excellence in Cardiac Care: Now and Into the Future

In February, 2002, a community-based facility to treat heart disease became a reality with the opening of The Heart Institute at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Ten years later, The Heart Institute is an award-winning center with a reputation for outstanding patient care, advanced technology and highly-skilled cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons who treat the most complex cardiac cases. The Heart Institute offers full-service diagnostic and interventional procedures for the treatment of cardiac, thoracic and vascular diseases.

October 2011 - Women's Health


In this issue

Preventative Care is Key to Women's Good Health

Women’s health care concerns are unique and special at each stage of their lives. All too often, because their busy schedules revolve around others – at their jobs and at home with their children, their aging parents and their partners – little time is left to focus on their own well-being.

Taking Steps Toward a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle


Linda Cook of Brentwood has a new outlook on life these days. Formerly a one-pack-a-day smoker, the busy 54-year-old mother of two didn’t expect a heart attack to stop her in her tracks. But months after undergoing a cardiac procedure at the Heart Institute at Jefferson Regional Medical Center, where she had a stent implanted to clear a blocked artery, she is committed to maintaining a healthier lifestyle.

Jefferson Regional: Best in the Pittsburgh Region for Cardiac Care, Cardiology and Coronary Prevention

“Our medical staff and employees are committed to achieving excellence in patient care.” – Thomas Timcho, president and CEO, Jefferson Regional Medical Center

Jefferson Hills, PA - March 16, 2011

Jefferson Regional Medical Center has earned the rating of “Best in the Pittsburgh region for cardiac care, cardiology, and coronary intervention,” according to the latest study announced by HealthGrades, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization.


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565 Coal Valley Road
Jefferson Hills, PA 15025

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