Chest Pain Centers

Did you know that chest pain centers improve survival of a heart attack by 37 percent? When it comes to chest pain, time is muscle. When you or a loved one experience chest pain or a cardiac event, you can rest assured that the physicians and staff at Research Medical Center are prepared to diagnose and treat you rapidly and effectively. We are a member of the first Chest Pain Network in the Kansas City area and a Joint Commission-certified Advanced Heart Failure Center.

Research Medical Center is one of only 200 nationally recognized chest pain centers. Our Emergency Department and cardiac catheterization labs are staffed around the clock with trained physicians and nurses so that we can reduce the time to treatment during the critical early stages, when actions are most effective. We’re highly skilled, fast and thorough – and we can prove it