Peggy Glowacki, Fitchburg, MA
“I had a heart attack and flat lined five times before I was able to have a stent placed. The teams at Marlborough Hospital and UMass Memorial Medical Center were incredible. My credit goes to the doctors, nurses, EMTs, the fire
department and everyone involved, and I want to make sure they get recognition for what they did. I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for the UMass Memorial team.”
James Bourdelais, Marlborough, MA
"I didn't realize I was having a heart attack when I went to the Emergency Department at UMass Memorial Medical Center with symptoms unlike anything I'd felt before. But it was a heart attack, and I collapsed at the entrance of the Emergency Department. The staff resuscitated me three times before I was brought to the Cath Lab and implanted with a heart pump to help support my heart function. Thanks to the compassionate, excellent care of the UMass Memorial staff during my 12 days in the hospital, my recovery got off to a great start. And since my stay, the UMass Memorial Cardiac Rehab Program and the Cardiovascular Center where I've gotten my continued care have kept me on course, helping me to further recover my heart, returning me to a very active lifestyle."
Dan Wolpert, Worcester, MA
"At the age of 26 I suffered a spontaneous dissection of my LAD artery and heart attack. Two years later, I suffered a second LAD dissection and heart attack. I survived because of the outstanding team of physicians and staff at Clinton Hospital and UMass Memorial Medical Center. Thanks to their lifesaving skills and teamwork, I am alive today."
Marykate Winn, Clinton, MA