August 2011

Alegent Health Earns Highest Consumer Reports Rating

Omaha, NE

Alegent Health received a three-star rating – the highest – for quality performance in heart bypass surgery outcomes from Consumer Reports. The magazine’s September issue reports that the Alegent Health Heart & Vascular Institute at Bergan Mercy Medical Center is in the top category when compared to heart surgery programs across the nation. The Consumer Reports rating is based on data, collected between July 2009 and June 2010, from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons’ adult cardiac surgery database.