Mercy was rated #1 in Linn County for medical excellence in cardiac care by CareChex®. CareChex is a hospital quality rating service of The Delta Group, which provides clinical, financial and patient satisfaction findings to consumers, providers and purchasers of U.S. medical care.
Mercy's Emergency Department is the area's most experienced accredited chest pain center.
With serious heart conditions, saving time is critical to saving lives. Mercy's team gets patients to treatment within an average time of 60 minutes - well below the national average of 90 minutes. National data shows that Mercy's response to, and care of heart attacks is the best in the region at the Mercy Chest Pain Center.