February 4, 2009 - On Thursday, Feb. 19 at 7:00 pm, The Halifax Health - Center for Cardiology, Daytona Beach, FL will present a live online panel discussion on an automated implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) surgical case.
Halifax Health's Hanscy Seide, M.D., director of electrophysiology, Donald Stoner, M.D., chief medical officer and Matt Petkus, director of cardiac services, will discuss a pre-recorded surgical case with online viewers. Members of the community are also invited to attend in the Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach auditorium where they will have the opportunity to go through the procedure step-by-step and meet key members of the cardiology team. Dr. Seide, who is with the Daytona Heart Group, has implanted more than 400 defibrillators during the past three years.
"Halifax Health continues to lead the way in patient outcomes and clinical procedures," said Dr. Stoner. "This effort is just another way that we are able to showcase our modern technology and medical talent to our community."
Halifax Health Medical Center is the first and only medical center in Central Florida to be certified by The Joint Commission as a Center of Excellence in Acute Myocardial Infarction care and has been named one of the Top 100 Cardiac Hospitals in the country.
The discussion may be viewed at halifaxhealth.org or attended in person at Halifax Health Medical Center's auditorium. To reserve a seat at the public viewing, call 877.8.HALIFAX.
For more information: www. halifaxhealth.org