The City of Knoxville joins
the American Heart Association’s national call for awareness by encouraging the
greater East Tennessee community to participate in Wear Red Day. The City Mayor
designates February 1 as Go Red Day. Summit Medical Group is a sponsor of the
local initiative, which is part of a national campaign.
On Friday, February 1st, 2013,
Knoxville will join the American Heart Association’s national call for
awareness by encouraging our community to participate in Wear Red Day. The
local AHA office will be hosting a joint mayoral proclamation at the City
County Building’s main assembly room featuring educational booths from both Tennova
Healthcare, local Go Red for Women cause partner, and Summit Medical Group, Go
Red for Women Luncheon sponsor presenting. Door prizes will be available. Please
join us on February 1st and throughout Heart Month and WEAR RED!
February 1, 2013 at 9:30 a.m.
Main Assembly Room at the City County Building
To learn more about the number one and four killers of Americans, heart disease
the American Heart Association
Founded in 1924, we’re the nation’s oldest and largest
voluntary health organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of
heart disease and stroke. To help
prevent, treat and defeat these diseases — America’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers —
we fund cutting-edge research, conduct lifesaving public and professional
educational programs, and advocate to protect public health. To learn more or join us in helping all
Americans, call 1-800-AHA-USA1 or visit americanheart.org.
the American Stroke Association
Created in 1997 as a division of the American Heart Association,
the American Stroke Association works to improve stroke prevention, diagnosis
and treatment to save lives from stroke — America’s
No. 4 killer and the leading cause of serious disability. To do this,
we fund scientific research, help people better understand and
avoid stroke, encourage government support, guide healthcare professionals, and
provide information to stroke survivors and their caregivers to enhance their
quality of life. To learn more, call 1-888-4STROKE or visit strokeassociation.org.
About Summit Medical GroupSummit Medical Group more than 218 physicians at 58 practice
locations in 11 East Tennessee counties as well as four ancillary service
centers, four physical therapy centers, three express clinics and one sleep
services center. Summit provides healthcare services to an average of 81,000
patients each month and is dedicated to offering value-based care coordination
through the region’s largest Accountable Care Organization, Summit Health
Solutions. For more information, visit www.summitmedical.com.
Located in East Tennessee, Tennova Healthcare operates seven acute-care
hospitals and many other healthcare facilities across the region. More than 1,000 of the area’s leading
physicians are on the active staff at Tennova facilities. One of East Tennessee’s largest employers,
Tennova has 5,000 associates dedicated to providing compassionate care using
the latest medical technology. For more
information visit www.TennovaHealthcare.com.