Pitt County Hospital Teams Up to Fight Heart Disease
By Jesse Allen, Real Expert, Real Neighbor, Real Estate
(Jesse Allen Homes)
Pitt County Hospitals Team Up to Fight Heart Disease Pitt County Memorial Hospital is experiencing a surge in cardiovascular-related admissions. Eastern North Carolina is famous for many things‚ from barbecue to baseball to beaches. But it’s also known as a hotbed of heart disease‚ a distinction officials at Pitt County Memorial Hospital and East Carolina University are determined to eradicate. Groundbreaking for the new East Carolina Heart Institute took place early in 2006‚ and by the end of 2008 eastern North Carolina will be served by one of the leading-edge cardiovascular treatment and research facilities in the nation. “In one place we’ll have a great research and medical practice aimed at understanding‚ preventing and curing heart disease‚” says ECU Communications Director John ...