November 2009

Top Cardiovascular Care Honors for Four CHI Hospitals

Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH; Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines, IA; Saint Joseph – London, London, KY; and St. Joseph Medical Center, Towson, MD, are among the top 100 hospitals in the U.S. for cardiovascular care, according to Thomson Reuters. In its annual study of cardiovascular care, Thomson Reuters examined the performance of 971 hospitals by analyzing outcomes for patients with heart failure or heart attacks and for those who received coronary bypass surgery or percutaneous cardiovascular interventions, such as angioplasties.