Every minute counts when caring for heart attack patients
For heart patients who experience an ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), every minute counts. Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Fort Worth has programs in place to provide urgent access to the cardiac catheterization labs. The heart center in Fort Worth has achieved and exceeded the national goal of an open artery within 90 minutes of arrival to the facility.
For the second year in a row, Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth earned Cycle V Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. It is the highest designation for heart attack care, and it recognizes Baylor Scott & White – Fort Worth's best care practices that allow heart doctors to reduce time to treatment during critical early stages of a heart attack.