Thomson Reuters 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals

Thomson Reuters 50 Top Cardio Hospitals 2011Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, has ranked Holston Valley Medical Center among its 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the United States for 2011.

Selected from more than 1,000 U.S. hospitals offering heartcare services, the 50 winners provide superior cardiovascular care.

No other hospital in the Kingsport, Bristol and Johnson City region is ranked in the prestigious listing. In fact, Holston Valley Medical Center is the only hospital in Tennessee to earn the Thomson Reuters 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals designation for 2011.

Others in the list of top heart hospitals include Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic.

In previous years, Thomson Reuters has named the nation’s 100 top heart hospitals, an honor Holston Valley achieved in both 2005 and 2007.

Quality criteria

Hospitals were evaluated on:

  • Clinical outcome measures, including risk-adjusted mortality and complications
  • Clinical process measures
  • Extended outcome measures, including 30-day mortality and readmissions
  • Efficiency measures, including adjusted average length of stay and cost per case

Quality data

See why Holston Valley is one of America’s 50 top hospitals for cardiovascular care.

Compare the data below from Thomson Reuters’ 2011 Cardiovascular Benchmarks Report and see for yourself why Holston Valley Medical Center is our region’s only hospital ranked among America’s 50 top hospitals for cardiovascular care.

Comparison of Clinical Outcome and Process Measures Data

HVMC Benchmark Report 
JCMC Benchmark Report 

Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Patient Data

See how Holston Valley compares with national benchmarks and other hospitals for treatment and care of acute myocardial infarction patients. Note for each chart the “desired direction” indicator to determine whether lower or higher scores are better.
HVMC AMI 

Heart Failure (HF) Patient Data

See how Holston Valley compares with national benchmarks and other hospitals for treatment and care of heart failure patients. Note for each chart the “desired direction” indicator to determine whether lower or higher scores are better.
HVMC HF 

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Patient Data

See how Holston Valley compares with national benchmarks and other hospitals for treatment and care of percutaneous coronary intervention patients. Note for each chart the “desired direction” indicator to determine whether lower or higher scores are better.
HVMC PCI 

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Patient Data

See how Holston Valley compares with national benchmarks and other hospitals for treatment and care coronary artery bypass graft patients. Note for each chart the “desired direction” indicator to determine whether lower or higher scores are better.
HVMC CABG 

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