As an accredited chest pain center, Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake has a dedicated group of cardiovascular surgeons, cardiologists, nurses, and technicians that operate as a synchronized team designed to provide quality cardiac care for your heart.
Quick recognition followed by rapid response of the emergency team allows heart attack victims to obtain a diagnostic heart catheterization in a matter of minutes at Doctors Hospital. Based on findings, life-saving interventions are performed and blood flow is restored which reduces, or in some cases avoids, damage to heart muscle.
Accredited Chest Pain Center
Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake's ability to quickly recognize and treat patients suffering from a heart attack has earned them the distinction of being recognized as an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.
Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award
Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake has received the 2013 Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. Click here and learn more about this designation for quality cardiac care.
ACTION Registry-GWTG Performance Achievement Award
Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake is proud to receive the 2013 ACTION Registry®-GWTG™ Performance Achievement Award. The hospital consistently followed the treatment guidelines in ACTION Registry®-GWTG™ for eight consecutive quarters in ACTION Registry-GWTG Premier and met a performance standard of 90% for specific performance measures to receive this 2013 award.
Why Call 911?
By calling 911 your treatment can begin earlier. Time is muscle. Act fast!
85% of muscle damage takes place within the first hour. This is often referred to as the “golden hour.” It is within this timeframe that the heart vessel needs to be opened. Click here and learn more about the importance of calling 911.
Did You Know Heart Attacks Have Beginnings?
These "beginnings" occur in over 50% of patients. Most importantly, if recognized in time, these “beginnings” can be treated before the heart is damaged! Click here and learn more.