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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

Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

52.5 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.3%

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

High

75

3,605 discharges

High=3,500-​4,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.3

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

Waterbury Hospital

34.9 / 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

Low

5

2,439 discharges

Low=2,000-​2,499

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center

25.6 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Worse than expected

5

Score: 4

Worse than expected=3-​4

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Medium

50

2,844 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

Low

5

Score: 1.0

Low=1.0-​1.2

Score: x

WellSpan York Hospital

43.5 / 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

6,021 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

Western Baptist Hospital

20.4 / 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

3,166 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

Average

50

Score: 1.3

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

West Virginia University Hospitals

48.0 / 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

2,854 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-​All Saints

25.9 / 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

2,649 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

Low

5

Score: 1.0

Low=1.0-​1.2

Score: x

Williamsport Regional Medical Center

14.4 / 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

Low

5

2,114 discharges

Low=2,000-​2,499

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

Winter Haven Hospital

24.2 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much worse than expected

0.1

Score: 2

Much worse than expected=1-​2

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

High

75

3,741 discharges

High=3,500-​4,499

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

#25

Yale-​New Haven Hospital

61.1 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.4%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

6,923 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

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