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Ruth Jefferson-Simon, 86, is the 200th patient to receive a Watchman device at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center for patients with non-valvular artial fibrillation (A-Fib). She wants everyone to know that she “feels good.”

Ruth Jefferson-Simon, 86, is the 200th patient to receive a Watchman device at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center for patients with non-valvular artial fibrillation (A-Fib). She wants everyone to know that she “feels good.”

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Legacy Emanuel was the first in Oregon to offer the Watchman device in 2015, and today the local hospital is in the top 10 of hospitals in the U.S. for implanting the medical product.