The Watson Health 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals study, formerly the Truven Health Analytics study, is an annual, objective, quantitative study that identifies the nation's best providers of cardiovascular care, based on publicly available data and a balanced look at clinical, operational, and financial performance metrics. The study is a part of the Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals program, formerly the Truven Health Analytics program. Hospitals do not apply, and winners do not pay to market their honor.
Identified from more than 1,000 US hospitals, each year the award winners set new performance standards for this high-profile service line. And in addition to inspiring their own team, the winners’ leadership teams are often inspiring their peers to find opportunities to deliver better healthcare value.
2018 Award Winners Announced November 6, 2017
Our latest study provides key industry insights, including the calculation that if all cardiovascular providers performed at the level of this year's:
We based this analysis on Medicare patients; if the same standards were applied to all inpatients, the impact would be even greater.
Specifically, the 2018 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals had:
Trends in cardiovascular care
An analysis of trends in cardiovascular care over the five-year period, 2012 – 2016, revealed:
If you're interested in taking your hospital or health system to the next level, Watson Health offers custom reports, based on our 100 Top Hospitals studies, that can provide in-depth analyses of your organization's performance. These reports can help you clarify how your organization can achieve high performance across quality, safety, efficiency and patient perception of care.
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Our 2019 cardiovascular study release is planned for November 2018.
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