Heart Center

When you have symptoms of a heart attack, or any other cardiac event, every second counts. Patients in central Connecticut know that they can count on the Heart Center at MidState for timely, expert cardiac care.

With all board certified cardiologists, state-of-the-art emergency as well as an advanced cardiac testing suite, the Heart Center at MidState provides the fast, personalized care patients need to ensure the best outcome.

Working closely with our Emergency Department physicians, MidState's cardiologists ensure that each patient receives state-of-the-art diagnostic testing and treatment right away. In fact, MidState became one of the first community hospitals in the area to partner with EMS crews to enhance the treatment of heart attack patients. By utilizing advanced technology, ambulance crews are now able to perform diagnostic tests right at the site of the patient, and work with the MidState emergency department team, to make a diagnosis and initiate treatment more quickly.

Should you require a higher level of services not provided by MidState, we will transfer you to a tertiary-care center, such as Hartford Hospital, where you will receive the very best care required by your condition.

Our countless favorable outcomes are proof that our heart is always caring for yours.

Program Features

The Heart Center at MidState provides patients with state-of-the-art emergency treatment advanced cardiac and neurological testing; and the expert care only an experienced cardiac team can provide. From initial diagnosis to inpatient critical care to rehabilitation, the Heart Center offers the personalized care each heart patient needs to achieve the best possible outcome.

If you have any questions, please call us at the MidState Cardiac Rehabilitation and Wellness Program at 203.694.8541, or Email us.

Testing Department

The first step in determining the best course of treatment is, of course, an accurate evaluation of the patient's condition. The Cardinostic Department at MidState includes state-of-the-art cardiac testing. With highly specialized equipment and expertise, our Cardiac Team can perform tests to ensure your physician has all the information needed before, during, and after treatment. The Cardinostic Department serves patients Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Click on the following links to view information on our testing procedures:

  • Cardiac Tests
  • Neurological Tests

Inpatient Critical Care

Our Critical Care unit is equipped with sophisticated cardiac monitoring capabilities and staffed by experienced professionals, who work with the patient's cardiologist to develop the best treatment plan. As patients improve, our Progressive Care Unit provides wireless monitoring, initial rehabilitation and education for long-term heart health.

  • Balancing Patient Care and Family Support

    The support a patient receives from his or her family can be a critical component in recovery. We understand the importance of being with your loved ones, which is why we make every effort to have open visiting hours. However, in the Critical Care Unit we limit visitors a from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m., or from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. These are the hours that our team transitions care of your loved one between shifts.

  • Choosing a Spokesperson

    We recommend that each family choose a spokesperson to speak for the patient and the family, as well as receive information and reports from the doctors or nurses while visiting. The family spokesperson can then relay all information to other family members. Should we need reach the family spokesperson, please make sure that they leave a telephone number with one of our nurses.

  • Learn more about MidState's Cardiac Rehabilitation program.