It may not be long before you start seeing signs of a brand new health campaign being rolled out by Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield. The company seeks to shed light on an easily preventable medical issue that affects those who take medication.
Patrick Richards, “Pat,” couldn’t stop coughing, just as two nurses at Auburn Community Hospital rushed into his room. An abnormal heartbeat sent the 50-year-old man to ACH’s emergency department Monday afternoon, where he later had a stroke and a heart attack. He almost died, but two nurses and a respiratory therapist revived him through CPR and electric therapy.