Welcome Employees

A password is required to submit a request for an internal transfer. In order to obtain the password you can check any of the following resources: Login to the employee portal, check the current issue of "Regional High Points" newsletter, contact HR, or read this week's "Daily Announcements".



Diseases of the Muscle

Disease involving the heart muscle is called "cardiomyopathy."  Cardiomyopathy is a serious disease in which the heart muscle becomes inflamed and doesn't work as well as it should, resulting in a decreased ability of the heart to pump efficiently. 

Cardiomyopathies have a wide variety of causes including viral infections and excessive alcohol intake.  Research suggests that strenuous exercise during a viral infection such as a cold should be avoided because the risk of cardiomyopathy increases in this situation.  The major treatments for congestive heart failure caused by cardiomyopathy include medications and heart transplantation.