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St. Mary’s General Hospital, a member of Prime Healthcare System, has been named among the top 10% in the nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures and a recipient of the Healthgrades 2022 Coronary Interventional Excellence Award according to new analysis byHealthgrades, 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.

Healthgrades Specialty Excellence Awards recognize hospitals with superior performance in specific specialty lines and specialty focus areas. Recipients of the Specialty Excellence Award for Coronary Intervention provide cardiac care to patients who, on average, experience a 46.8% lower risk of mortality than if they were treated in a hospital that did not receive the award.

In addition, St. Mary’s General has received 5-Star rating in the following areas of surgical care:

  • Coronary Interventional Procedures for 2 years in a Row (2021 – 2022)
  • Pacemaker Procedures (2022)
  • Hip Fracture Treatment for 5 Years in a Row (2018 – 2022)
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeries (2022)
  • Appendectomy for 6 Years in a Row (2017 – 2022)

Healthgrades’ analysis shows that patients treated at hospitals receiving a 5-star rating have a lower risk of mortality and a lower risk of experiencing one or more complications during a hospital stay than if they were treated at hospitals with a lower rating.

Congratulations to our Cardiac Services team, Orthopedic Center, and Operating Room teams on these extraordinary achievements!