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Huntington Hospital Named America’s 100 Best for Cardiac Care and Coronary Intervention for Third Year in a Row

Huntington Hospital is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care and Coronary Intervention for the third year in a row according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems. Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 31 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions.*

The hospitals that have achieved the Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care and Coronary Intervention have demonstrated exceptional quality of care. For the 2022 Report to the Nation, Healthgrades compared America’s 100 Best Hospitals award recipients as a group, to all other hospitals as a group, and found:

  • From 2018-2020, patients treated at hospitals receiving the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award have, on average, 27.8% lower risk of dying than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive the award.*
  • From 2018-2020, patients treated at hospitals receiving the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award have, on average, 46.6% lower risk of dying than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive the award.*

“Consumers can feel confident in the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care and Coronary Intervention for their commitment to quality care and exceptional outcomes. The recognition helps provide peace of mind when selecting a place for care,” said Brad Bowman, MD, chief medical officer, Healthgrades.

In August 2021, Huntington Hospital opened the Helen and Will Webster Heart & Vascular Center, the most comprehensive and innovative facility for cardiac care in the San Gabriel Valley. The center offers a full spectrum of cardiology services – including screening and diagnostic tests, advanced medical and surgical treatments, and cardiac rehabilitation and education programs.

“I’m so proud our hospital has been named one of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best for Cardiac Care and Coronary Intervention for three consecutive years,” said Alex Durairaj, MD, medical director of cardiovascular services, Huntington Hospital. “As we recognize heart month, we are reminded of the impact of heart disease. These designations reflect the commitment of our dedicated, skilled interventional cardiologists and cardiac rehabilitation team and the leading-edge heart care our new center offers our patients.”

Huntington Hospital was also recognized for the following clinical achievements:

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ for 3 Years in a Row (2020-2022)

 

 

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ for 3 Years in a Row (2020-2022)
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Cardiology Services for 2 Years in a Row (2021-2022)
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures for 3 Years in a Row (2020-2022)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Cardiac Services for 3 Years in a Row (2020-2022)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Cardiology Services for 3 Years in a Row (2020-2022)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures for 4 Years in a Row (2019-2022)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack for 3 Years in a Row (2020-2022)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure for 5 Years in a Row (2018-2022)

 

To see the complete list of awards, visit: https://www.healthgrades.com/quality/hospital-ratings-awards. To view the complete methodology, visit: https://www.healthgrades.com/quality/ratings-awards/methodology.

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* Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2018 through 2020 and represent three-year estimates for Medicare patients only.