Accredited Chest Pain Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

St. Luke's Emergency Department

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Pediatric Urgent Care - Cedar Rapids

855 A Avenue NE
Suite 300A
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402

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Urgent Care - Anamosa

1795 Hwy 64 East
Anamosa, Iowa 52205

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Urgent Care - Hiawatha

1001 N. Center Point Road
Suite A
Hiawatha, Iowa 52233

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Urgent Care - Marion

2992 7th Ave.
Marion, Iowa 52302

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Urgent Care - Westside

2375 Edgewood Rd SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

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Accredited Chest Pain Center

St. Luke's received accreditation for our Chest Pain Center from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC), an international organization dedicated to eliminating heart disease as the number one cause of death worldwide.

Expert heart care

To become an Accredited Chest Pain Center, St. Luke's was rigorously evaluated by the SCPC on our ability to assess, diagnose and treat patients who may be experiencing a heart attack. Patients who arrive at St. Luke's with heart attack symptoms are treated with a high level of expertise by professionals using processes that:
  • Reduce the time from onset of symptoms to diagnosis and treatment
  • Treat patients more quickly during the critical window of time when the integrity of the heart muscle can be preserved
  • Monitor patients when it is not certain they are having a heart attack, which ensures they are not sent home too quickly or needlessly admitted to the hospital

Accreditation

The SCPC accredits hospitals emphasizing the importance of standardized diagnostic and treatment programs that provide more efficient and effective evaluation as well as more appropriate and rapid treatment of patients with chest pain and other heart attack symptoms. Accredited hospitals, such as
St. Luke's, serve as a point of entry into the healthcare system to evaluate and treat other medical problems and help promote healthier lifestyles to reduce the risk factors for heart attack.

Learn more about SCPC