[Sign Up Now] to Receive Our FREE Daily SCVTV-SCVNews Digest by E-Mail

SCVNews.com | Henry Mayo OK’d to Receive Heart Attack Patients | 11-22-2013
Inside
Weather
Santa Clarita CA
Clear
Clear
69°F
 
Calendar
Today in
S.C.V. History
August 3
1975 - Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital opens with 100 beds [story]


Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital has received accreditation as a designated STEMI Receiving Center from the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency. Heart attack patients can now be transported directly to Henry Mayo, where they can receive a full spectrum of cardiac care.

This designation, which becomes effective on December 1, 2013, means that life-saving heart care will be available to residents of the Santa Clarita Valley and the surrounding community who are experiencing ST Elevated Myocardial Infarctions (STEMI) — the most deadly form of heart attack. Henry Mayo healthcare providers will work in partnership with first responders to save more lives in the SCV.

File photo

File photo

“Congratulations to the heart team for the preparation and demonstrated competence in emergency cardiac care and readiness,” said Roger Seaver, CEO and president of Henry Mayo. The hospital would like to acknowledge the critically important role the paramedics and the pre-hospital care team play in this service. Paramedics have provided outstanding service and we are pleased to partner with them for heart attack victims in the SCV.”

During a STEMI, there is an interruption of blood supply to the heart muscle, which can cause part of muscle to die. In the past, STEMI patients in the SCV were transported to other facilities for their care. Now, as a STEMI Receiving Center, Henry Mayo can provide immediate, life-saving cardiac care patients need close to home.

“Henry Mayo is proud to offer the SCV a complete range of cardiovascular services, from prevention, education, non-invasive testing and diagnostic catheterization to interventional cardiac care, angioplasty, stents and open heart surgery,” said Jean Marie Stewart, Senior Director of Cardiovascular Services at Henry Mayo. “This STEMI designation will allow us to save more lives.”

To learn more, visit www.henrymayo.com.

 

About Henry Mayo

Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital is a 238-bed not-for-profit acute care hospital serving the Santa Clarita Valley since 1975. Henry Mayo is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and a STEMI Receiving Center. The hospital features state-of-the-art Inpatient facilities, a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Catheterization Lab, Infusion Center, Breast Imaging Center and an Outpatient Surgery Center. Additional services include cardiovascular, trauma, emergency, intensive care, neonatal intensive care, maternity, surgery, nursing, wound care, spine and joint, behavioral health, and acute rehab, as well as cancer, imaging, lab, digestive, respiratory services and physical and occupational therapies. Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital is located at 23845 McBean Parkway, Valencia, CA 91355-2083. For more information, visit www.henrymayo.com or call (661) 253-8000.

Comment On This Story
COMMENT POLICY: We welcome comments from individuals and businesses. All comments are moderated. Comments are subject to rejection if they are vulgar, combative, or in poor taste.
REAL NAMES ONLY: All posters must use their real individual or business name. This applies equally to Twitter account holders who use a nickname.

Comments are closed.

SCV NONPROFIT LINKS

NONPROFIT HEADLINES
Saturday, Aug 1, 2015
Religion and the environment come together Aug. 15 with an interfaith outreach event called “Take Me To The River: Caring for Creation Starts at Home.”
Saturday, Aug 1, 2015
The A List Hair & Makeup Studio in Newhall is hosting an event featuring martinis and makeovers for the Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita on Aug. 7 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Friday, Jul 31, 2015
On Monday, July 27, at the Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. Annual Meeting held at the Elks Lodge in Canyon Country, Mr. Dave Perry, Assistant Field Deputy for Supervisor Michael Antonovich, conducted the installation of the board members to a new term.
Friday, Jul 31, 2015
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will celebrate its 40th anniversary on August 22nd with a Gala at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015
The Domestic Violence Center is hosting its second annual T-shirt-making event on Sept. 26 and invites community members to share their experiences and educate each other about domestic violence.
Friend Activity

Latest Additions to SCVNews.com
1975 - Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital opens with 100 beds [story]
A candlelight vigil was held for Santa Clarita teen Madeline “Maddie” Rossiter Saturday evening at Canyon Country Park in Canyon Country.
Candlelight Vigil Held for Teen Killed in Crash
Not only can squirrels carry the plague, but they can carry rabies and Hantavirus. too. That’s right: In our very own Angeles National Forest, there are almost always summer indications of the Black Death. Some counties in California have Hantavirus. And you can find rabies everywhere. A teen in Colorado just died from the Black Plague last month. His doctor sent him home thinking it was a case of the flu.
Keep Them Wild
1935 - Newhall deputy Archie Carter sentenced to 1 year in jail for contributing to the delinquency of a minor after his wife fatally shot his 20-year-old mistress (the age of majority was 21). [story]
The following streets in Canyon Country will be affected during the week of Aug. 3, 2015, for the Santa Clarita Annual Slurry Seal & Overlay Project.
Canyon Country: See If Your Street is Set for Slurry Seal
Home gardeners enjoy the robust flavors and enhanced nutrition of homegrown vegetables and fruits, but tending a garden can be back-breaking work. Raised-bed gardening is not only easier on the back, but it can also increase a garden’s productivity, extend the growing season and help keep pests at bay.
Aug. 29: CSUN Offers Free Class in Raised-Bed Gardening
Religion and the environment come together Aug. 15 with an interfaith outreach event called “Take Me To The River: Caring for Creation Starts at Home.”
Aug. 15: Interfaith Event to Focus on Santa Clara River
The A List Hair & Makeup Studio in Newhall is hosting an event featuring martinis and makeovers for the Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita on Aug. 7 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Aug. 7: Martinis & Makeovers for Domestic Violence Center
Two people are dead and a third person remains in critical condition after fatal off-road crash Friday night near the Rowher Flats OHV Park in Agua Dulce.
2 Killed in Crash at Rowher Flats; 3rd Clinging to Life
Black Dart 2015, which began July 26 and runs to Aug. 7 at Naval Base Ventura County, is DoD's largest live-fly, live-fire joint counter-UAS technology demonstration.
Pentagon Officials Observe Counter-Drone Demo in Ventura County
Despite slight increases, 4 out of 10 adolescent girls and 6 out of 10 adolescent boys have not started the recommended HPV vaccine series, leaving them vulnerable to cancers caused by HPV infections.
CDC: Many Teens Still Not Getting HPV Vaccine; Risk Cancer
1963 - Leona Cox Community School breaks ground in Canyon Country [story]
The residency restrictions in Jessica’s Law provide important protection and peace of mind for California’s families. Unfortunately, the California Supreme Court decision does not provide county governments with the ability to protect those voter approved residency restrictions. SB 54 would have provided clarity, but it was recently killed on a party-line vote.
Dems Kill Safety Bill
Temperatures are rising and Honda wants to help you cool down with some free ice cream in honor of National Ice Cream Month on Sunday.
Free Ice Cream Coming to Santa Clarita Sunday
The city of Santa Clarita’s Oversight Board members are expected to review the proposed Laemmle Theater project as well as the apartment units and parking structure projects in Old Town Newhall next week.
City to Review Laemmle Theater Project
In an ongoing effort by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s to combat Human Trafficking, an internet “sex buyer” sting was conducted Thursday in the unincorporated area of Santa Clarita.
Sheriff Conducts Johns Sting in County-SCV
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials and Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station teamed up to take down internet sex buyers. Plus, if you have electronics and hazardous waste you need to get rid of there is an e-waste disposal event happening tomorrow. Click the link to find out all the details and see more of today's top headlines on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, July 31, 2015
Detectives have found and arrested the man suspected of robbing a Canyon Country store at gunpoint earlier this month.
Man Wanted for Armed Robberies Found
Mayor Michael D. Antonovich and the Board of Supervisors will honor legendary rock n’ roll icon, Art Laboe by proclaiming “Art Laboe Day” in Los Angeles County on the occasion of his 90th birthday.
Supervisors to Honor Rockin’ Radio Host on 90th Birthday
On Monday, July 27, at the Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. Annual Meeting held at the Elks Lodge in Canyon Country, Mr. Dave Perry, Assistant Field Deputy for Supervisor Michael Antonovich, conducted the installation of the board members to a new term.
Samuel Dixon Board Members Commit to Continued Service
Providence Health and Services and St. Joseph Health System today announced a merger that would create a single healthcare provider.
Providence Health to Merge with St. Joseph System
The California Department of Transportation will begin a pavement rehabilitation project on US 101 from the US 101 and SR-110 interchange to Pilgrimage Bridge in Hollywood, Friday July 31.
Caltrans Will Begin Pavement Rehab on US 101 and SR 110 Friday
Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder and County Clerk Dean C. Logan will join Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Los Angeles County Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas, Hilda Solis and Sheila Kuehl to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act on Thursday, August 6.
County to Mark 50th Anniversary of 1965 Voting Rights Act