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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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Showing 681–690 of 720

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

Tri-​City Medical Center

1.1 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much worse than expected

0.1

Score: 1

Much worse than expected=1-​2

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Lowest

5

1,988 discharges

Lowest=0-​1,999

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Trinity Hospital

19.6 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 5

As expected=5-​6

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Medium

50

3,030 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

Low

5

Score: 1.1

Low=1.0-​1.2

Score: x

Tucson Medical Center

29.9 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

High

75

4,123 discharges

High=3,500-​4,499

Average

50

Score: 1.5

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

#17

UCLA Medical Center

65.2 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 6.4%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

4,590 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.9

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

UMass Memorial Medical Center

36.1 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

6,660 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Low

5

Score: 1.2

Low=1.0-​1.2

Score: x

United Regional Hospital

Wichita Falls, TX

24.6 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Worse than expected

5

Score: 3

Worse than expected=3-​4

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Medium

50

3,027 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

Average

50

Score: 1.5

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

University Hospital of Brooklyn-​SUNY Downstate Medical Center

29.4 / 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

Medium

50

3,073 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

Average

50

Score: 1.3

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

University of Alabama Hospital at Birmingham

52.0 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 5.2%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected=7-​8

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

5,754 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

University of Arizona Medical Center

52.7 / 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

Medium

50

2,737 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

31.5 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 5

As expected=5-​6

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Lowest

5

1,595 discharges

Lowest=0-​1,999

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

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