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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

Mayo Clinic Health Eau Claire

Eau Claire, WI

47.1 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Low

5

2,406 discharges

Low=2,000-​2,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center

39.2 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

High

75

4,067 discharges

High=3,500-​4,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

#49

Tampa General Hospital

56.6 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

5,105 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

UPMC Hamot

51.0 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

5,240 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

#34

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

59.6 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.1%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

5,904 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#5

Brigham and Women's Hospital

76.0 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 19.3%

Strong=15.0%-​49.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

7,430 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.3

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

Essentia Health-​St. Mary's Medical Center

35.3 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 5

As expected=5-​6

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Medium

50

3,368 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.3

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

John Muir Medical Center

49.3 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.6%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Lowest

5

1,997 discharges

Lowest=0-​1,999

Highest

100

Score: 2.3

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center

40.1 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

High

75

4,294 discharges

High=3,500-​4,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.3

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

#7

Massachusetts General Hospital

73.4 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 17.6%

Strong=15.0%-​49.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

8,770 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.3

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

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