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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

University of Missouri Health Care

34.1 / 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

Lowest

5

1,764 discharges

Lowest=0-​1,999

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

University of North Carolina Hospitals

46.3 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.9%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

High

75

4,353 discharges

High=3,500-​4,499

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

University of Toledo Medical Center

35.3 / 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

Low

5

2,068 discharges

Low=2,000-​2,499

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

University of Utah Health Care

42.2 / 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

Lowest

5

1,842 discharges

Lowest=0-​1,999

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

University of Washington Medical Center

54.2 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.6%

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

Low

5

2,047 discharges

Low=2,000-​2,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.1

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

49.7 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.4%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Medium

50

3,406 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

Upstate University Hospital

12.7 / 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

Medium

50

2,743 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

Average

50

Score: 1.5

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Valley Baptist Medical Center

27.7 / 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

2,701 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

Low

5

Score: 1.1

Low=1.0-​1.2

Score: x

Via Christi Regional Medical Center

35.7 / 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

Highest

100

5,617 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

Vidant Medical Center

40.3 / 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

8,389 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

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