Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Recognized Among Nation’s Best in Cardiac Care and Surgery
Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, where The Texas Heart Institute Center for Cardiovascular Care doctors are affiliated, received multiple Specialty Clinical Quality Awards from Healthgrades. The hospital is included in the Healthgrades 2023 lists of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care (involving heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery) and America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention (involving angioplasty with stent), and in the list of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery (involving heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery).
Healthgrades is one of the leading online resources for patients to find and connect with an appropriate doctor or hospital. Navigating through the Healthgrades portal, people can search for top-rated doctors or hospitals, read patient reviews, find and connect with specific doctors or hospitals, and book an appointment. Healthgrades, having a dedicated data science team and internal clinical experts, enables patients to make decisions based on information, not just instinct.
Healthgrades also provides patient experience scores. Using the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey, 70% of patients gave Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center a rating of 9 or 10 (10 being the highest), and 71% of patients would highly recommend this hospital, both of which are higher than the national average.
Healthgrades Hospital Ratings & Awards are decided based on patient outcome data from 45 million+ Medicare medical claims records of the most recent three-year period covering 4,500 hospitals nationwide, patient survey data from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and patient outcome data for all patients (all-payer data) from states that make their data available.
America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2023, 2022, 2021)
Heart Bypass Surgery, Coronary Interventional Procedures, Heart Attack Treatment, Heart Failure Treatment, Heart Valve Surgery
America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2023)
Angioplasty With Stent
America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2023)
Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Valve Surgery
News Story By Shiladitya Sengupta, PhD