About Avera Heart Hospital
The Avera Heart Hospital of South Dakota is the region's first hospital dedicated solely to the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. By focusing on the nation's number one killer, patients receive the benefits of advanced technology and personalized services specific to their individual needs. The hospital is owned by Avera McKennan and the physicians of North Central Heart Institute.
The Avera Heart Hospital offers 53 critical-care beds, three surgical suites, four cath labs, two hybrid suites, radiology, laboratory, inpatient pharmacy, respiratory therapy and all the other departments necessary to care for patients. The hospital's emergency room is staffed by physicians seven days a week, 24 hours a day.