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First Acute Cardiac Ready Hospital in North Dakota is in Valley City

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — CHI Mercy Health Valley City is named the first Acute Cardiac Ready Hospital in North Dakota. The criteria for the designation was developed by a task force of cardiovascular health experts. It was based on nationally recognized guidelines including pre-hospital care, the emergency assessment of STEMI patients and treatment. STEMI is an acronym for the most…

Essentia Health Named STEMI Receiving Center

one in fargo and one in duluth were awarded the title

FARGO, N.D. —┬áMore than 250,000 people suffer from the most severe heart attack a person can have, known as a STEMI. Two Essentia hospitals, St. Mary’s in Duluth and one right here in Fargo, are now being recognized for treating those types of heart attacks. Both hospitals received an award from the Minnesota Department of Health. The staff at Essentia…