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Spam and Telemarketer Issues

April 01 , 2021

Our main number may show up on certain cellular carriers as “Potential Spam” or “Telemarketer”. We are working to remedy the issue; however, with new spam blocker features being developed, we foresee this being an ongoing issue. 

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Calls to our nurses

July 29 , 2020

We have been experiencing intermittent issues with the reception to our nurses’ cell phones used for patient calls. If you have recently called us and have not received a call within 24 hours from your nurse, please call our main number at (256) 533-3388 or (800) 537-8529.

Thank you and we apologize for any inconvenience.

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Notice to patients

June 15 , 2020

In an effort to protect our patients and staff, we are conducting routine screenings of patients for illnesses. The screenings will occur during scheduling, pre-registration and upon entering the building. In addition, we are asking any patient with a fever to reschedule their appointment until they have been without fever for 24 hours (without the use of fever-controlling medications).

No visitors are allowed. One caregiver, age 16 or older, is allowed if patients need physical or cognitive assistance. If you have any questions, please call your nurse. 

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Telehealth appointment for patients

April 09 , 2020

In these uncertain times, it’s more important than ever to make sure you are taking care of your health. To help give you the attention you want, Huntsville Hospital Heart Center is conducting telehealth appointments for patients. Patients can download an APP called Zoom, a cloud-based video conferencing service. With Zoom our cardiologists can see, talk with and evaluate their patients from the comfort and safety of your home.

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The beat goes on

February 07 , 2020

Huntsville Hospital Heart Center recently launched a new Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic staffed and developed by cardiologists Abdul W. Hritani, MD, and James D. Murphy, MD.  The clinic was created in an effort to facilitate referrals and provide a comprehensive evaluation and treatment strategy for these complex patients.

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More exam rooms added

January 10 , 2020

Huntsville Hospital Heart Center has added more clinical space to serve our fast-growing population. Administrators and staff gathered to cut the ribbon on eight brand new patient exam rooms. With the extra space, the Heart Center can bring in six more cardiologists per day to see patients. More physician availability should make it easier for patients to schedule appointments and will also reduce wait times on clinic days.

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Close to perfect

April 08 , 2019

The Heart Center's new cardiac CT scanner produces remarkably clear images of the heart and coronary arteries while limiting patients' exposure to radiation.

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100 and counting

May 29 , 2018

In April, the Heart Center team implanted its 100th Watchman left atrial appendage closure device. The device reduces the risk of stroke in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation.

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Heart study implants hope

September 06 , 2017

Heart Center Research is seeking patients to participate in a worldwide clinical trial of a new implantable defibrillator device. Read more.

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One Hundred TAVRs and Counting

April 05 , 2017

Huntsville Hospital has joined a growing fraternity of U.S. hospitals to have performed 100 transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures.

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