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Just in Time

Posted by Lake Health on Nov 13, 2019 1:07:58 PM

Topics: Heart & Vascular, Heart Health, Patient Stories

A phone conversation between old friends results in lifesaving care.

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Veterans Visiting Veterans

Posted by Lake Health on Nov 11, 2019 12:16:33 PM

Topics: Lake Health News, Patient Stories


Honoring those who have selflessly served our country. 

A new program brings Lake Health volunteers who are veterans together with veterans hospitalized at TriPoint Medical Center.

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Walking on a 3D-printed Prosthesis

Posted by Lake Health on Oct 12, 2019 1:28:00 PM

Topics: Orthopedics, Patient Stories

For the first time in nearly three decades, Tammy Wilkes is able to walk with dramatically less pain. That’s because, in November 2018, podiatrist Jonathan Sharpe, DPM, replaced the severely injured talus bone in Tammy’s right ankle with a custom, 3D-printed prosthesis. It was the first time a 3D-printed talus was used at Lake Health.*

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A Lifesaving Blood Pressure Check – At the Fair!

Posted by Lake Health on Sep 24, 2019 2:53:30 PM

Topics: Heart & Vascular, Heart Health, Patient Stories

Strolling through the Geauga County Fair on August 31, 2018, George and Kathleen Poyar stopped for a free blood pressure check at Lake Health’s exhibitor tent. Wellness nurse Barb Lieske, RN, took George’s readings―twice. Then she turned to George and asked, “Did you know you have an irregular heartbeat?”

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Breakthrough Reconstruction after Mastectomy

Posted by Lake Health on Aug 20, 2019 9:30:00 PM

Topics: Breast Cancer, Patient Stories

Georgi Anderson traveled 800 miles for breast cancer surgery. Here’s why:

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