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National Wear Red Day – Friday, February 1, 2019

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

national wear red dayWear RED with Healthcare Compliance Pros as we support National Wear Red Day. The first Friday of February is designated as American Heart Month where businesses and individuals all across the country join in support to eradicate heart disease and strokes.

Heart Disease in America

According to the Center for Disease Control:

  • Heart disease is the #1 killer of both women and men. In fact, heart disease kills more women than all forms of cancer combined
  • 610,000 people die from heart disease yearly in the United States
  • 735,000 Americans have heart attacks yearly

Supporting Your Staff

According to experts, when a person goes into cardiac arrest, normal heart function can be restored up to 60% of the time if the victim receives prompt treatment using an external defibrillator (AED). Learn more about adding an AED in your medical facility.