10 best, worst hospitals for heart attack survival

Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic Hospital, New York City-based NYU Langone Hospitals and Murray, Utah-based Intermountain Medical Center tied for the lowest death rate for heart attack patients in the country, according to CMS data.

CMS collected provider-level data on complication measures, the CMS Patient Safety Indicators and 30-day death rates for hospitals across the nation. 

Here are the hospitals with the lowest and highest death rate for heart attack patients:

Lowest rates:

1. Mayo Clinic Hospital (Rochester, Minn.): 8.9 

1. NYU Langone Hospitals (New York City): 8.9 

1. Intermountain Medical Center (Murray, Utah): 8.9 

4. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles): 9.2

4. Medstar Washington Hospital Center (Washington D.C.): 9.2

4. New York-Presbyterian Hospital (New York City): 9.2

7. Abbott Northwestern Hospital (Minneapolis): 9.3

8. Riverside Methodist Hospital (Columbus): 9.4

9. Jersey Shore University Medical Center (Neptune, N.J.): 9.5

10. Stanford (Calif.) Health Care: 9.6


Highest rates:

1. Ochsner Lafayette (La.) General Medical Center: 17.1

2. North Mississippi Medical Center (Tupelo): 17

3. MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center (Sioux City, Iowa): 16.8

4. Southwest MS Regional Medical Center (McComb, Miss.): 16.6

4. Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center (Corvallis, Ore.): 16.6

6. North Alabama Medical Center (Florence): 16.5

7. Princeton Baptist Medical Center (Birmingham, Ala.): 16.1

7. Pikeville (Ky.) Medical Center: 16.1

9. Ochsner Rush Hospital (Meridian, Miss.): 16

9. Fairfield Medical Center (Lancaster, Ohio): 16

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