Two VHHA Member Providers Named on Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital List

Truven-IBM-LogoTransparent-RGBCarilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital and Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital have been named among the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in Truven Health Analytics’ “50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals 2017” study. The study has been conducted by Truven Health Analytics, an IBM Company, for 18 years. The national study from Truven, a VHHA Shared Services endorsed vendor, measures balanced performance across cardiovascular services in hospitals with open heart units. Hospitals recognized by the study are classified in three comparison groups: Top Teaching Hospitals With Cardiovascular Residency Programs, Top Teaching Hospitals Without Cardiovascular Residency Programs, and Top Community Hospitals. Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital set national benchmarks in the Teaching Hospitals With Cardiovascular Residency category. Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital was recognized in the Teaching Hospitals Without Cardiovascular Residency category.