Setting National Standards for Heart Care
The Heart Hospital at Mercy offers comprehensive heart care close to home for our patients and their families.
Since 2003, when Mercy Emergency Chest Pain Center (ECPC) became America’s first fully accredited chest pain center, we’ve been setting national standards for rapid and efficient management of heart attacks / acute myocardial infarctions.
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Our team of non-invasive cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, and cardiothoracic surgeons with Mercy Cardiovascular Institute provide a complete range of heart care services.
- Nation’s first fully functioning cardiac catheterization lab in an emergency department
- Diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization lab in the Heart Hospital (third floor)
- Bi-plane cardiac catheterization lab with the ability to perform brain intervention
Since performing the nation’s first cardiac catheterization in a community hospital in 1957 and Ohio’s first successful minimally invasive coronary bypass in 1996, the Heart Hospital at Mercy has remained on the leading edge of heart surgery. Today our heart center offers many of the latest, minimally invasive heart procedures, and Mercy was the first to bring robotic heart surgery to Stark County.
The Heart Hospital Heart Failure Center manages heart failure with excellence, placing emphasis on both quantity and quality of life across the entire continuum of care.
Advanced diagnostic and treatment options for life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias and troublesome atrial arrhythmias.
One of the area’s oldest established programs, Mercy Cardiac Rehabilitation Program has helped patients and their families with both physical and psychological recovery from heart disease.