Health professionals learn cutting-edge treatments at Springfield conference

SPRINGFIELD — With the field of cardiology rapidly changing, health care providers need to make sure they are up-to-date on the the latest treatments available to patients.

To do so, dozens of healthcare professionals gathered at the Basketball Hall of Fame Wednesday, Sept. 18, for the 6th annual Cardiovascular Conference. The event was jointly provided by Baystate Heart and Vascular Program, the American Heart Association: Mission Lifeline, and Baystate Health Continuing Interprofessional Education.

22 News reporter Hector Molina was on hand to learn about the most cutting-edge treatments health professionals are using to fight heart disease and stroke, the No. 1 and 5 killers of all Americans. Here is his report: