Cardiology is one of Swain Community Hospital's major service lines, and we are proudly staffed with highly-skilled clinicians who are experts in providing world-class heart care. Board-certified physicians along with specially-trained nurses and members of the care team, are prepared to treat the full range of heart issues, including heart attacks and heart disease. Our non-invasive cardiology services diagnose and monitor heart disease on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.
Nuclear cardiac study
Questions? Call (828) 488-2155
Our Emergency Department is staffed and prepared to respond to emergency heart attack situations. If you believe that you or a loved one may be having a heart attack, please dial 911 immediately.
Cardiac Rehabilitation Services
Cardiac Rehabilitation Services are designed to help participants learn to modify and control risk factors and maintain optimal health by achieving a personal level of physical, psychological, vocational, and social health through three phases of rehabilitation: inpatient, outpatient, and maintenance. Consult a member of your care team or your primary care physician if you are interested in these services.
Participants are instructed on behavior modifications such as:
Educational topics include:
Challenge of recovery
Pulse count and target heart rate
Angina and common arrhythmias
Stress management & relaxation
Benefits to the participant are:
Improved exercise tolerance
Improved cholesterol levels
Improved quality of life
Confidence to perform routine daily activities
Increased understanding of heart disease and its’ management