Wailuku, Maui, HI (February 4, 2022) – Maui Health is excited to host its 7th Annual Heart Failure Awareness Health Fair, held virtually, on Tuesday, February 8, from 5 to 6 pm. The event is free and accessible to the general public, and will stream live on Facebook (facebook.com/wearemauihealth) and Akaku Channel 54.
The theme of the virtual community health fair is Reclaim Your Rhythm in alignment with National Heart Month, held annually each February. Maui heart experts will lend their expertise on heart health, failure and care. Guest speakers include:
- Cardiologist Dr. Jay Parikh, MD – How Your Heart Works & How To Care For It
- Physician Assistant, Nicole Dusenbury, PA-C – Exercise and Cardiac Rehabilitation
- Cardiologist Dr. Kimble Poon, MD – Pacemakers and Heart Failure
- Cardiologist Shalin Patel, MD – Heart Catheterization
Each year, Maui Memorial Medical Center is continually recognized by the American Heart Association for leading the state in Heart and Stroke Quality Achievement Awards. In 2021, Maui Memorial Medical Center earned the highly-distinguished Gold Plus Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor roll and Gold Plus Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor roll from AHA’s Get With The Guidelines® program. This marked the 13th consecutive year that MMMC has been recognized with a quality achievement award for heart failure and stroke care.
For more information on Maui Health’s 7th Annual Heart Failure Awareness Health Fair, visit mauihealth.org/heart or find Maui Health on Facebook at facebook.com/wearemauihealth. Viewers do not need to have a Facebook account to watch the presentation.
Press photos attached:
- Kula Hospital celebrates Wear Red Day today, Friday, February 4, 2022.
- Maui Memorial Medical Center’s Employee Health and Vaccine Clinic team celebrated Wear Red Day.
About Maui Health
Maui Health, aka Maui Health System, community hospitals and associated clinics affiliated with Kaiser Permanente, includes Maui Memorial Medical Center, Kula Hospital, Lanai Community Hospital and associated clinics, and serves the people of Maui and Lanai. The facilities under Maui Health employ more than 1500 Maui County residents, partner with over 460 hospital-based physicians, clinicians, and community-based primary and specialty physicians, and are open to all patients regardless of health insurance coverage. Maui Health is committed to delivering high quality, affordable, patient-centered health care and improving the health of the community. Maui Health is supported by Kaiser Permanente’s industry-leading technology systems, evidence-based medicine and nationally recognized care quality. For more information, visit mauihealth.org.