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Chinese Hospital Delegation to Visit MCCG

MACON, GA (March 15, 2011) – A delegation from Shanghai (China) Chest Hospital will visit The Medical Center of Central Georgia (MCCG) on Friday, March 18 to observe and gather information about treatment and care of patients with acute chest pain, in particular the care of heart attack patients. The group will start at 9 a.m. by observing 12-lead EKG technology within MCCG ambulances, and then will visit the Chest Pain Center, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit and Albert Luce, Jr. Heart Institute. The media is invited for interviews during this tour (a translator will be available) and a 12 p.m. prepared lunch.


The Chinese delegation will consist of directors or deputy directors from administration, emergency services, emergency medicine, cardiology and radiology. Representatives from Philips Healthcare, the primary vendor of equipment in the Albert Luce, Jr. Heart Institute, will bring the delegation to the United States and assist on the tour of MCCG.