Chest pain triage today is an imprecise, drawn out process.
Chest pain accounts for nearly 8 million emergency room visits in the U.S. every year1 . Ultimately, about 75% of these cases will be non-cardiac origin chest pain (i.e. musculoskeletal pain). Despite this, determining whether a patient’s chest pain is cardiac is complex and inefficient. Some of the problems with the current standard of care include: