CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-Shoreline Earns Chest Pain Center Accreditation
(Corpus Christi, Texas) – For the third time in a row, CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-Shoreline has been nationally recognized as a Chest Pain Center with PCI Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC).
The Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) designation is awarded to those facilities which meet rigorous national standards, and which operate a Cardiac Catheterization Lab providing full-service care to patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
“Achieving this Chest Pain Accreditation really validates what we do every day,” said Nurse Kristine Hungate, Chest Pain Center Coordinator. “CHRISTUS Spohn Health System is dedicated to providing state of the art care to our patients with Cardiovascular disease. Our partnership with emergency medical services, physicians, nurses and care areas has streamlined the process to meet and exceed National Standards of Excellence.”