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October 29 2018
 

ProHealth Care opens new heart and vascular center on Waukesha hospital campus

ProHealth Care’s new heart and vascular center brings together ProHealth Heart & Vascular Care’s outpatient services on the campus of ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital. 

Patients visit the center for cardiac and vascular diagnostics, provider office visits and consultations, and cardiac rehabilitation.

Heart and vascular surgery, related interventional services and inpatient care continue to be provided within the hospital.

A centerpiece of the new center is a cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation gym. It includes:

  • A two-lane walking track.

  • 37 pieces of exercise and therapy equipment.

  • A lateral stability trainer and parallel bars for strengthening hips and knees.

  • Stations for patients to self-check blood pressure.

  • Space for yoga and strength-training classes.

  • Patient locker rooms with showers.

The new center also includes 28 patient exam rooms, large consultation rooms for family conferences, and ProHealth atrial fibrillation and arrhythmia programs.

Diagnostic and monitoring services in the building include:

  • Stress testing with nuclear scanning capability. ProHealth’s new system has faster scan times and a reduced nuclear dose.

  • Cardiac and vascular ultrasound.

  • Electronic medical device monitoring.

Also featured in the new center is a demonstration kitchen with a classroom.

ProHealth Heart & Vascular Care’s services are provided by a team of more than 300 professionals. Among them are cardiologists, cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, cardiac rehabilitation experts, specialized nurses and other professionals.

In addition to Waukesha Memorial, the services of ProHealth Heart & Vascular Care also are provided at ProHealth Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital and the ProHealth Medical Group clinics in Brookfield, New Berlin, Mukwonago, Muskego, Oconomowoc and Pewaukee. A complete listing of services can be found at ProHealthCare.org/Heart.

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For more than a century, ProHealth Care has been the health care leader in Waukesha County and surrounding areas, providing outstanding care across a full spectrum of services. The people of ProHealth Care strive to continuously improve the health and well-being of the community by combining skill, compassion and innovation. The ProHealth family includes ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital, ProHealth Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital, ProHealth Rehabilitation Hospital of Wisconsin, ProHealth Medical Group, the UW Cancer Center at ProHealth Care, Moreland Surgery Center, ProHealth AngelsGrace Hospice, ProHealth Home Care, ProHealth West Wood Health & Fitness Center and ProHealth Regency Senior Communities. Learn more at ProHealthCare.org.