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Top-Ranked Hospitals for Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Cardiology & Heart Surgery is made up of 720 hospitals. All are experienced in treating difficult cases — a hospital is listed only if at least 1,321 inpatients in need of a high level of expertise in this specialty were treated there in 2009, 2010 and 2011. The top 50 hospitals are ranked, based on score. The rest are listed alphabetically.

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Rank Hospital U.S. News Score Reputation with specialists Survival Success in keeping patients safe Cardiology & Heart Surgery patient volume Nurse staffing Nurse Magnet recognition

Alexian Brothers Medical Center

Elk Grove Village, IL

55.0 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.8%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

High

75

4,239 discharges

High=3,500-​4,499

Average

50

Score: 1.5

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Banner Estrella Medical Center

44.6 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Lowest

5

1,818 discharges

Lowest=0-​1,999

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center

55.2 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

4,868 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.1

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#1

Cleveland Clinic

100.0 / 100

Very strong

100

Score: 64.3%

Very strong=50.0% and above

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

14,785 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

EMH Elyria Medical Center

37.9 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Low

5

2,474 discharges

Low=2,000-​2,499

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Emory University Hospital Midtown

50.5 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

5,999 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

Genesys Regional Medical Center

41.2 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.8%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

5,071 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

Glendale Adventist Medical Center

40.3 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Medium

50

2,717 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

Average

50

Score: 1.5

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Grandview Medical Center

45.8 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Low

5

2,471 discharges

Low=2,000-​2,499

Low

5

Score: 1.2

Low=1.0-​1.2

Score: x

Harper University Hospital

53.0 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

5,001 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

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