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Hospitals designated for specialized cardiac care
Lodi News-Sentinel

The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors approved agreements last week designating St. Joseph’s Medical Center and Dameron Hospital, both in Stockton, as special receiving centers for patients experiencing certain types of heart attacks. The hospitals are designed to ensure that patients are provided with rapid access to cardiac catheterization performed by a highly trained cardiologist, according to Dan Burch, the county’s emergency medical services administrator.