Allegiance Health’s open-heart surgery program is led by University of Michigan cardiovascular surgeons who have performed more than 700 open-heart surgeries at Allegiance Health. In 2008, Allegiance became the first hospital to perform open-heart surgery in the Jackson community.

The best chance of surviving a heart attack is to act quickly. Do not wait for symptoms to go away. Call 9-1-1 immediately, and chew an aspirin while waiting for the ambulance to arrive.