SAMC’s Advanced Home Medical Equipment (AHME) division recently made a donation to the Refurbished Equipment Assisting Living (R.E.A.L.) program. R.E.A.L. provides items to those in need. Pictured (L-R) David Peters, AHME Business Manager; Joshua Peters, R.E.A.L; John Lee, R.E.A.L. Manager; and Roger Avery, RRT AHME.
SAMC held a Community Drill for Early Heart Attack Awareness on Thursday, Oct. 24 during halftime of the Houston Academy vs. Providence football game. Approximately 3,000 fans looked on as SAMC employees Michael and Tressie Miller (foreground) demonstrate the symptoms of a heart attack. Emergency medical workers from Pilcher's Ambulance rush to provide assistance during the simulated heart attack. Attendees of the game received a flier which outlined important statistics and information regarding heart attacks and cardiovascular disease. At the end of the game, fans were offered a miniature football with heart attack warning signs printed on it.
Erin Keefer and Lizzie Wooley recently represented SAMC’s Neuromuscular & Balance Center at the World Parkinson Congress in Montreal, an international research conference held every three years for researchers, clinicians and people with Parkinson’s Disease.