The Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC) & CHEST PAIN CENTRE ACCREDITATION

The Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC) is an international nonprofit organization committed to leading the fight to eliminate heart disease as the number one cause of death worldwide. SCPC focuses on transforming cardiovascular care by assisting facilities and by creating communities of excellence that bring together quality, cost and patient satisfaction. Accreditation with SCPC is awarded to organizations who have met detailed requirements which demonstrate they have improved clinical processes for the early assessment, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular patients. Additionally, these organizations develop quality practices that optimize the care and outcomes of patients with acute cardiovascular disease. KFSHRC was first designated as an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention) in 2012. This is a 3 year designation and will be reviewed by SCPC in December 2015.