About Us

Aims of the Pacific Open Heart Association

The purposes of the Association are:

  • To bring together all persons who have had open heart surgery.
  • To assist in the encouragement and preparation of patients about to have open heart surgery, and to assist families
  • To encourage and support patients and their families after surgery
  • To promote recreational activities, for example, by hosting an annual golf tournament
  • When possible, by providing funds to promote CPR training and to assist in the purchase of cardiovascular instrumentation by hospitals