Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach has been named one of the nation's top
50 cardiovascular hospitals by Truven Health Analytics, a healthcare data firm.
The hospital is one of two California medical centers to make the list.
The list recognizes hospitals that outperformed their peers in inpatient
and extended care, clinical process, efficiency and cost for heart attacks,
heart failure, percutaneous coronary intervention and coronary artery
bypass graft surgery, according to a news release. The 17th annual review
looked at more than a thousand hospitals that provide medical and surgical
treatment for heart disease, the release said.
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