Business Builder Lunch at VaquerosName: Business Builder Lunch at VaquerosDate: June 13, 2023Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CDTRegistration: Register NowEvent Description:
Now is the prime time to discuss the question,
"Why is heart health important?”
Every 36 seconds in the U.S., someone dies from cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to the 2021 Heart Disease and Stroke Report by the American Heart Association. Heart disease is also the number one cause of death in the United States.
Employers have a responsibility to consider all facets of employee health. Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States, so making cardiovascular topics a key element of your wellness programs is a smart move. The cost of poor employee health can be staggering: Premature death, heart disease, stroke, and their risk factors are expensive health conditions. In fact, it costs nearly $555 billion each year in medical expenses and lost productivity as cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the most costly disease in the United States, according to the CDC Workplace Health Resource Center.
Dr. Vefali will take a look at the importance of heart health and the known risk factors that can cause serious cardiovascular events that could impact your employees’ lives in an instant. He will discuss best practices to consider for employees to stay heart-healthy.
Employees who have good cardiovascular health tend to be healthier overall. That means they’re more energized and productive, too. By encouraging heart-healthy activities and lifestyle actions, we will all set the tone for a better and healthier workplace.
Dr. Huseng Vefali
Dr. Huseng Vefali is a board certified general and interventional cardiologist and the founder of Austin Cardiology Clinic. Dr. Vefali has a wide range of expertise in care of heart disease including structural heart disease, percutaneous coronary, and peripheral interventions.
After completing his undergraduate education at George Mason University in Virginia, he received a Masters Degree in Health Services Administration. He went on to earn his medical degree from St. George’s University where he became a member of the Clinical Research Honor Society. Dr. Vefali completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Seton Hall University St. Michael’s Medical Center in New Jersey. He then moved to Pennsylvania for his fellowship training in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology at St. Luke's University Health Network. Dr. Vefali’s research have been reported in numerous medical journals. He was the chief Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology Fellow at St. Luke’s University Hospital. He has presented at national and international medical conferences. Dr. Vefali is an Associate Professor of Medicine at his Alma Mater, St. George's University School of Medicine. He was previously a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College teaching at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital prior to his move to beautiful Texas.
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