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Date:
3/12/2012
Title:
MEDIA ALERT - Join 18 Weight-Loss Surgery Success Patients as They Walk

MEDIA ALERT

March 12, 2012

Abby Barlok

Publications Specialist

610-776-4590

abarlok@shh.org

Join 18 Weight-Loss Surgery Success Patients as They Walk the Red Carpet at Sacred Heart Hospital 

ALLENTOWN, PA – Sacred Heart Hospital is hosting a Bariatric Fashion Show on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. in Sacred Heart Hospital’s 2nd floor Conference Center Auditorium.  Eighteen patients, who underwent weight-loss surgery at Sacred Heart Hospital, will be the models of this Fashion Show.  Sacred Heart, as part of the Bariatrics program, has ongoing support groups for patients.  Patients will participate in the fashion show showing attendees their great post weight- loss surgery results.  This is a great way to show the hard work, dedication and motivation involved before, during and after weight-loss surgery. 

What: Sacred Heart Hospital Bariatric Fashion Show

Who: General public, employees, friends and other Bariatric patients

When: Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Where: Sacred Heart Hospital, 421 Chew Street, Allentown, PA 18102 (2nd Floor Conference Center Auditorium)

This event is open to the general public, employees, friends and any individuals curious about weight-loss surgery.  No RSVP necessary.  After the show, light refreshments will be served.

ABOUT SACRED HEART HOSPITAL

Sacred Heart Hospital is a 233-bed Catholic medical center located in central Allentown, Pa. Founded in 1912, Sacred Heart Hospital offers a wide range of advanced medical services ranging from acute rehabilitation to bariatric services to adult psychiatric services. A network of physician practices throughout Lehigh and Northampton Counties provide complete primary and pediatric medical care to the region’s residents. Sacred Heart Hospital is nationally recognized in case management, as a Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery, and its Transitional Care Facility was granted a Five-Star rating by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Sacred Heart Hospital earned Primary Stroke Center certification from The Joint Commission as well as the Silver Performance Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines–Stroke program. Additional information is available at www.shh.org.