Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center Earns Top 50 Honors
Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center was named to Truven Health Analytics’ list of the 50 top-performing hospitals in the nation for cardiovascular success for the second year in a row. Patient outcomes from Heart Hospital of New Mexico, which falls under Lovelace Medical Center, were used to measure this national distinction.
Heart Hospital at Lovelace Medical Center was the only hospital in New Mexico on the 2015 list, which includes the 50 top-performing hospitals in cardiovascular success for three categories across the United States: teaching hospitals with cardiovascular residency programs, teaching hospitals without cardiovascular residency programs and community hospitals. Heat Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center was named in the community hospital category.
Truven Health Analytics sets several benchmarks to determine which hospitals will make the list, including mortality rates, cost measures, extended outcome measures, clinical process measures and efficiency measures.