Saint Mary's Center for Cardiac Care has received Chest Pain Center (CPC) accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers, the first accreditation of its kind in Nevada. The CPC at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center has demonstrated its expertise and commitment to quality patient care by exceeding a set of rigorous criteria and completing on-site evaluations.
Saint Mary's Chest Pain Center, which is a part of the center for cardiac care, has demonstrated an ability to effectively treat patients with low risk acute coronary syndrome, continually improve processes and procedures, maintain a functional program that promotes optimal patient care and support community outreach programs, amongst others.
For more than a year Saint Mary's and REMSA have worked together to ensure that a patients suffering from heart attacks are fast tracked upon arrival to Saint Mary's Emergency Department, therefore saving precious seconds.
The CPC at Saint Mary's has focused on significantly reducing the mortality rate of heart disease patients by reducing the time that it takes to receive treatment and increasing the accuracy and effectiveness of treatment.