WHAT: UPMC Mercy Outpatient Center at Green Tree is hosting a free open house to showcase its new facility. The center features treadmills, seated elliptical machines and steppers, bikes, upper body cycles and weight-lifting equipment with monitors for heart rhythm, blood pressure and other vitals. Attendees will learn about the benefits of cardiac rehabilitation.
WHY: Cardiac rehabilitation has physical, emotional and psychological benefits and can help reduce the chances of a second heart attack. This facility will bring care close to home for the residents in the South Hills region.
- Terry Manko, R.N., M.S., Outpatient Nurse Coordinator
- Roy Kulikowski, M.S., C.E.P., Clinical Exercise Physiologist
- Joyce Sheerer, Health Unit Coordinator
- Jonathan Ledyard, M.S., R.C.E.P., Director Cardiopulmonary Rehab for Heart and Vascular Institute
WHEN: 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 4
WHERE: UPMC Mercy Outpatient Center at Greentree, 969 Greentree Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15220