Partners at Heart
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital has partnered with Port Huron Hospital and local cardiologists, heart surgeons and your primary care provider to offer comprehensive cardiac care services to the residents of the Blue Water communities.
Launched in 1993, Partners at Heart offers the only Interventional and Cardiac Surgery and Electrophysiology program in St. Clair County. With outstanding clinical and surgical outcomes, Partners at Heart is your access to quality heart care close to home.
This unique partnership leverages the best of the community's healthcare assets to provide the best possible care in the community.
EKGs, MUGA scans, echo-cardiograms and stress tests are performed through Partners at Heart at three convenient locations: St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Mercy Health Center and Port Huron Hospital. Cardiac catheterizations are performed at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital and Port Huron Hospital.
Cardiac Electrophysiology is the diagnosis and treatment of patients with electrical or rhythm disorders of the heart. The electrophysiology program specializes in the management of cardiac arrhythmias and arrhythmia-related problems. A special laboratory has been dedicated to this service. It is offered through Partners at Heart at Port Huron Hospital.
Open Heart Surgery
Partners at Heart offers access to open heart surgical procedures including Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) surgery, Minimally Invasive CABG, and Valve surgery. Open heart procedures are performed through Partners at Heart at Port Huron Hospital.
Phase I is offered at Port Huron Hospital. In addition, St. Joseph Mercy offers the only outpatient cardiac rehabilitation program in the area. Phase II and Phase III Cardiac Rehabilitation are offered through Partners at Heart at Mercy Health Center, in Fort Gratiot to help patients maintain an optimum level of functioning.
This cardiac education and support group is available for individuals and their family members and offers continual information, education and support on cardiac disease. HeartLink meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital.
Education, presentations and screenings on a variety of cardiac health related topics and risk factors are available regionally through a dedicated community outreach coordinator.
For more information on any of these services, or a physician referral, call toll-free 1-800-326-1811, or go to: http://www.partnersatheart.info/.
For heart health information, visit the American Heart Association at: www.americanheart.org.
Other Cardiac Diagnostic Services
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital offers access to Cardiac Scoring Services through local radiologists. This fee-for-service program utilizes advanced diagnostic capabilities to provide a noninvasive method to evaluate the potential for cardiac diseases, especially for those at high-risk. For more information, go to the Specialized Diagnostic Imaging section of this website. To make an appointment, please call 810-985-1455.