White Memorial Hospital is a STEMI (Heart Attack) Receiving
Center (SRC). The hospital meets stringent standards set by Los
Angeles County Emergency Services (EMS). At White Memorial, we
are recognized by L.A. County as a designated receiving center
for patients with heart attacks. Emergency medical personnel will
bypass non-SRC hospitals and bring patients directly to White
Memorial Emergency Department for treatment.
Patients with heart attack symptoms such as chest pain, or
shortness of breath will receive immediate attention in the
Our cardiology call team and catheterization lab is called and
responds to treat patients to meet the guidelines of the American
Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology.