Heart Center

Chest Pain Services Accreditation

seal for chest pain accreditation

Grand Strand Medical Center is an accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. Grand Strand Medical Center is the only hospital to receive the honor in Horry and Georgetown counties.

This recognition ensures that patients who come to the hospital with chest pain or chest discomfort will be given the immediate treatment necessary to minimize heart damage.

Grand Strand Medical Center tracks door-to-balloon time, the length of time from a heart patient’s arrival in the emergency department to surgery on the blocked artery. In 2012, the hospital has averaged 38 minutes versus the national standard of 90 minutes or less. Current door-to-balloon times are posted on our web site home page. (www.grandstrandmed.com)

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