Bay Medical-Sacred Heart is ranked among America's 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care for 2014 according to a new report from Healthgrades®, the leading online resource that helps consumers search, compare and connect with physicians and hospitals. The report, American Hospital Quality Outcomes 2014: Healthgrades Report to the Nation,evaluates hospital performance at over 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 31 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions from 2010 through 2012.
The 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care have superior outcomes in cardiac care services including heart bypass surgeries,Coronary Interventional Procedures, the treatment of heart attack and heart failure. Your risk of death can be significantly lower at a nationally recognized hospital for cardiac care such as Bay Medical.
The new report from Healthgrades® uses a star rating system to evaluate hospital performance and highlights the disparity in hospital performance for specific conditions and procedures and the impact that this variation may have on health outcomes.For example, from 2010-2012, if all hospitals as a group, performed similarly to hospitals who received 5-star ratings as a group, on average 234,252 lives could potentially have been saved and 157,418 complications could potentially have been avoided.
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