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Emergency Cardiac Care

Faster Response. Lifesaving Results.

Award-winning cardiac care close to your heart.
mergency Cardiac Care

Minutes matter when it comes to your heart. That’s why we provide prompt cardiac diagnosis and treatment to keep your heart going strong. With the goal of exceeding national cardiac intervention guidelines, our experienced emergency team works diligently to improve outcomes and quality of life by delivering the most advanced cardiac care available. Plus, if additional treatment becomes necessary, our expert team partners with our sister hospital, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville, for prompt, lifesaving solutions. Your heart attack stops with our team – from HSHS St. Joseph’s Emergency Department to St. Elizabeth’s Cardiac Lab if needed. Our transfer times consistently beat the national benchmark, which leads to better outcomes for you.

By networking with St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, we give you access to:
  • One of the nation’s Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals*
  • Winner of 2012 Mission: Lifeline® Receiving Center, Bronze Level Recognition Award for excellent care of heart attack patients
  • World-renowned cardiologists through Prairie Heart Institute of Illinois and Prairie Cardiology Consultants
  • An Accredited Chest Pain Center in top national ranking for the past three years

Your heart, our team... a lifesaving combination.

* Named by Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)