We treat cardiac emergencies—fast
Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano features a "No-Wait Triage," where patients are seen within three minutes of arrival.
At our Plano heart hospital, our average door-to-balloon time* is about 55.5 minutes, well below the national average of 90 minutes.
*Door-to-balloon time is an initiative that measures how much time it takes to get a patient who is experiencing chest pain or a heart attack from the door of the ER to the operating room to open an affected artery.
Heart specialty emergency department
Baylor Scott & White Heart – Plano offers one of only two heart specialty emergency departments in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
The emergency cardiac care department at our heart hospital in Plano is a 24-hour, seven-days-a-week, accredited chest pain center with board-certified emergency room physicians and cardiologists on the medical staff, as well as specially trained nurses. The heart physicians on our medical staff are highly skilled in treating heart attacks and other cardiovascular emergencies, and our teams are as equally trained in all critical emergencies, as well.
For cardiac emergencies in nearby or outlying areas, Baylor Scott & White Heart Hospital – Plano works with local Emergency Medical Services and airlift services to see that you reach the hospital quickly.