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Heart Attack Care

Unsurpassed Care for Heart Attacks

Peter Van Stratum on the golf course

Patient Experience

Peter Van Stratum says "every day is an extra one" following his heart attack on the golf course and lifesaving care at CCHC.

At Cape Cod Healthcare, you have a better chance of surviving a heart attack than anywhere else in the state. No matter where you are on the Cape, we have you covered with:

  • Some of the fastest door to balloon times in the state and the nation—which translates to rapid lifesaving care and less heart damage following a heart attack
  • Seamless transition from your 911 call and treatment in one of our ERs  to follow-up cardiology care and rehabilitation
  • 24/7 catheterization labs and interventional cardiologists at the ready to find and treat the cause of the attack quickly
  • Renowned cardiac surgeons affiliated with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston

Recognized for Lifesaving Heart Care

Cape Cod Hospital was rated No. 1 in Massachusetts by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for the likelihood of a patient surviving at least 30 days after a heart attack. The federal agency also rated the hospital as one of only 17 hospitals around the country with outcomes better than national averages for 30-day heart attack mortality rates.

Learn More

Find in-depth information on heart attacks—causes, risk factors, symptoms, treatment and prevention in our online Health Library.

Know the warning signs of heart attack in men and women.