Cardiovascular Services

Harris Regional Hospital is 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.

To learn more about cardiovascular services or to schedule an appointment,  Call 828-586-7230

Making heart health a priority

Heart health is about more than just your heart. Blood pressure, cholesterol, family history and other factors all play important roles in keeping your heart strong. If you have questions about your heart health but aren’t quite sure where to begin, start with a heart health assessment and learn more about any risks you may have for heart-related conditions. Your journey to a stronger heart starts here.

Our Cardiology Services 

Cardiac Rehabilitation Services

Cardiac Rehabilitation Services at Harris Regional Hospital 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:

  • Diet
  • Exercise
  • Stress management 
  • Smoking cessation

Educational topics include:

  • Challenge of recovery 
  • Pulse count and target heart rate
  • Angina and common arrhythmias
  • Medications
  • Heart-healthy diet
  • Risk factors
  • Stress management & relaxation
  • Home exercise

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
  • Improved self-esteem and control

For more information on Cardiac Rehabilitation Services at Harris Regional Hospital, call 828-586-7636.

Cardiac Rehab is located on the first floor of Harris Regional Hospital, just inside the West Entrance.

Recognized Heart Care

American College of Cardiology Chest Pain Center AccreditationChest Pain Center accreditation logo from the American College of Cardiology

Harris Regional Hospital received Chest Pain Center accreditation from the American College of Cardiology. We are dedicated to providing our patients with the best heart care treatment available. As an accredited facility, we use the newest methods and best practices in heart care to ensure that our patients receive:

  • Right care at the right time to minimize or eliminate heart damage due to heart attack
  • Timely and accurate diagnoses to reduce the disruption to your life and get you back home as soon as possible 
  • Help and communication to better understand how to respond to your heart emergencies 
  • Improved quality of life after a heart episode

Learn more about Chest Pain Awareness

High Performer in Heart Failure Treatment

Harris Regional Hospital was recently recognized by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in the United States, as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, specifically the measure of heart failure. To receive the designation an organization must demonstrate exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve certain conditions.

Emergency Care for Heart Attack

Emergency Departments at both Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital, as well as Harris Regional Hospital EMS Services, are 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.

Harris Regional Hospital

68 Hospital Road
Sylva, NC 28779

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