Emergency & Trauma

American College of Cardiology Chest Pain Center Accreditation

UP Health System - Portage received Chest Pain Center accreditation from the American College of Cardiology. We are dedicated to providing our patients with the best heart care treatment available. As an accredited facility, we use the newest methods and best practices in heart care to ensure that our patients receive:

* Right care at the right time to minimize or eliminate heart damage due to heart attack
* Timely and accurate diagnoses to reduce the disruption to your life and get you back home as soon as possible
* Help and communication to better understand how to respond to your heart emergencies
* Improved quality of life after a heart episode

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Verified Level 3 Trauma Center

Since 2007, the UP Health System - Portage Trauma Center has been verified as a Level 3 Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons. UP Health System - Portage was the first in the state to earn this designation. As of 2016, UP Health System - Portage was one of seven verified Level 3 Trauma Centers in the state.​