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such as automated tools, keyboard-only navigation, and screen readers.
We are working to have the website conform to the relevant standards of the Section 508 Web Accessibility Standards developed by the United States Access Board, as
well as the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1. These standards and guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. We believe that conformance with these standards and
guidelines will help make the website more user friendly for all people.
Our efforts are ongoing. While we strive to have the website adhere to these guidelines and standards, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website.
If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage, please contact WebsiteAccess@tenethealth.com so that we may be of assistance.
In 1977, Valley Baptist opened its first cardiac cath lab where angioplasty and stent-insertion procedures take place. That was followed by the Rio Grande Valley’s first open-heart surgical suite, and a second cath lab
— an Electrophysiology lab for patients with arrhythmia. Today, Valley Baptist is home to five catheterization suites, including technology that uses multiple images for a more precise view of the heart.
Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen offers a cardiac rehabilitation program with nurses to monitor your progress, and an educational component to help keep you on track. This formal exercise care plan can help get you back
in action after a heart attack or heart surgery. Our programs are well established: the cardiac rehab inpatient program started in 1979, and our outpatient program followed shortly thereafter in 1982.
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