MetroWest Medical Center is One of America's 100 Best for Coronary Intervention

Feb 15, 2023

coronary-healthgrades-200x300Framingham, MA – MetroWest Medical Center today announced that it is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention, according to new research released by Healthgrades, a leading marketplace connecting doctors and patients. This achievement reflects MetroWest Medical Center’s outstanding clinical outcomes for Coronary Intervention and puts MetroWest Medical Center in the top 5% of hospitals nationwide for Coronary Intervention.

“At MetroWest Medical Center, we are very proud of our organization’s commitment to high-quality specialty care,” said John Whitlock, Interim Chief Executive Officer MetroWest Medical Center. “It’s a special designation to achieve the top 100 coronary intervention award, in addition to our other cardiac, and critical care accolades. We are excited to celebrate our awards on Valentine’s Day, during National Heart Month.”

coronary-healthgrades2-200x300Healthgrades evaluated patient mortality and complication rates for 31 of the most common conditions and procedures at nearly 4,500 hospitals across the country to identify the top-performing hospitals for specialty care. This year’s analysis revealed significant variation in patient outcomes between America’s 100 Hospitals for Coronary Intervention and hospitals that did not receive this distinction. For example: From 2019-2021, patients treated at hospitals receiving the America's 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award have, on average a 47.3% lower risk of dying than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive the award. *

“We commend MetroWest Medical Center for their ongoing commitment to providing high-quality care to patients undergoing Coronary Intervention,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades. “Consumers can feel confident that America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention have demonstrated their ability to deliver consistently exceptional outcomes.”

In addition to being Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Coronary Intervention Procedures in 2023, MetroWest Medical Center has also been recognized with the following achievements:

  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis for 11 Years in a Row (2013-2023)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Respiratory Failure in 2023

Consumers can visit to learn more about how Healthgrades measures hospital quality and access a patient-friendly overview of the complete methodology here.

*Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2019 through 2021 and represent three-year estimates for Medicare patients only. For appendectomy and bariatric surgery, Healthgrades used inpatient data from 16 states that provide all-payer data for years 2019 through 2021. Click here to view the complete 2023 Specialty Excellence Awards and Ratings Methodology.

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