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Why Not the Best? Quality Ratings

St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center is consistently recognized for providing the highest quality care to our community. Quality measures indicate how well our physicians perform across a spectrum of care, including patient safety, quality of care and patient satisfaction.

When it comes to cardiac care, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center holds a number of quality distinctions and awards, and scores competitively with surrounding Boston hospitals for quality measures in overall recommended care, overall heart attack care, overall heart failure care, and overall surgical care. Leapfrog ranked St. Elizabeth's number one in Boston for heart bypass surgery (surgical quality and cost) and heart attack (care quality and cost).

Blue Distinction

100 Best Five Star

Our quality distinctions and awards include:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Center of Distinction for Cardiac Care
  • One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care™ for 2 Years in a Row (2013-2014)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ for 2 Years in a Row (2013-2014)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ for 2 Years in a Row (2013-2014)
  • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2014
  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Cardiac Services for 2 Years in a Row (2013-2014)
  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Cardiology Services for 2 Years in a Row (2013-2014)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures for 2 Years in a Row (2013-2014)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure for 4 Years in a Row (2011-2014)

 


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