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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 41–50 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

Baptist Health Medical Center

30.2 / 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

5,429 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.6

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Baptist Hospital

28.3 / 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

2,633 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

Low

5

Score: 1.1

Low=1.0-​1.2

Score: x

Baptist Hospital of Miami

51.0 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.8%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

6,088 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.1

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

Baptist Medical Center

37.0 / 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

Highest

100

11,134 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Low

5

Score: 1.2

Low=1.0-​1.2

Score: x

Baptist Medical Center

45.1 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected=7-​8

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

High

75

4,482 discharges

High=3,500-​4,499

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

Baptist Medical Center of Oklahoma

42.5 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 5

As expected=5-​6

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

4,562 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Low

5

Score: 1.2

Low=1.0-​1.2

Score: √

Baptist Medical Center South

30.9 / 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

3,208 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

Average

50

Score: 1.5

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Baptist St. Anthony's BSA Hospital

18.0 / 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

3,164 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

#17

Barnes-​Jewish Hospital/​Washington University

65.2 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 5.8%

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

9,441 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

Baton Rouge General Medical Center

32.0 / 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

Medium

50

3,078 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

Low

5

Score: 1.2

Low=1.0-​1.2

Score: x

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