Paramedics partner with Wisconsin hospital to get heart attack patients straight to surgery

(By Erica Carbajal for Becker’s Hospital Review)

Kenosha, Wis.-based Froedtert South Hospital partnered with local paramedics to implement “Straight to Cath” — a program that saves crucial time by allowing paramedics to bypass the emergency room and get heart attack patients straight to the cardiac catheterization lab for surgery, Kenosha News reports.  Continue reading article here…

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