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Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is the number one cause of natural death in the country, killing more than 350,000 people per year. But it is preventable. If you or a loved one wants to know about your risk for sudden cardiac arrest, talk to your doctor about risk factors for sudden cardiac arrest and available treatment options. We have compiled some resources to help you understand SCA.

For Healthcare Providers

The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Thought Leadership Alliance (SCATLA) is committed to helping providers reduce the rate of SCA and eliminating disparities that exist in preventing this tragic outcome.

Here you will find resources, educational tools, clinical care guidelines, and the latest research news about SCA to help you drive performance improvements in your practice.


One of the key goals of the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Thought Leadership Alliance (SCATLA) is to reduce disparities in treating SCA since this remains the number one cause of death in the United States.