We at Cedar Valley Cardiovascular Center are proud to be an integral part of the cardiology department of Allen hospital ,which has been named among one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in USA for 2013 by Truven Health Analytics. Our doctors and providers take care of all the cardiology care at the hospital , All our surgeries and stents are carried out at Allen hospital .
“This year’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals have proven that a commitment to deliver excellent care is still attainable in times of economic uncertainty,” said Jean Chenoweth, senior vice president for performance improvement and the 100 Top Hospitals® program at Truven Health Analytics. “The hospitals in this study have achieved higher levels of care and efficiency than their peers, demonstrating incredibly strong focus by cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, and cardiovascular service administrators and staff on basic care and outcomes.”
The study shows that cardiovascular outcomes are improving nationwide. Across all U.S. hospitals, 96 percent of cardiovascular inpatients survive and remain complication-free.
Among the 50 Top Hospitals, performance surpasses these high-water marks as indicated by:
The study evaluated general and applicable specialty, short-term, acute care, non-federal U.S. hospitals treating a broad spectrum of cardiology patients
Truven Health Analytics researchers analyzed 2010 and 2011 Medicare Provider Analysis and Review (MedPAR) data, 2010 Medicare cost reports, and 2012 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Compare data.
They scored hospitals in key performance areas: