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Published on October 20, 2021

Cape Cod Hospital Named America’s 100 Best for Coronary Intervention

Cape Cod Hospital among the top hospitals nationally for cardiac care according to Healthgrades.

Hyannis, MA (October 20, 2021) – Cape Cod Hospital is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention according to new research released this week by Healthgrades, 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.* This is the 11th year in a row that Cape Cod Hospital has earned this designation.

The hospitals that have achieved the Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention have demonstrated exceptional quality of care. From 2018-2020, patients treated at hospitals receiving the America's 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award have, on average a 46.6% lower risk of dying than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive the award.*

Cape Cod Hospital was additionally recognized for the following clinical achievements in cardiac care, as part of Healthgrades Specialty Excellence Awards:

  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award for 15 years in a row
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures for 14 years in a row
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Coronary Interventional Procedure for 15 years in a row
  • Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award for 5 years in row
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Cardiac Surgery for 5 years in a row
  • Five-Star Recipient for Valve Surgery for 5 years in a row
  • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures for 15 years in a row

“Consumers can feel confident in the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention for their commitment to quality care and exceptional outcomes. The recognition helps provide peace of mind when selecting a place for care,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades.

“The Healthgrades clinical achievements for Cape Cod Hospital are an example of our continued mission to providing access to the highest quality healthcare for our residents and visitors to Cape Cod,” said Michael Lauf, president and CEO, Cape Cod Healthcare. “We commend our specialized physicians and cardiac care teams for the work they do every day to ensure quality care, safety and exceptional outcomes for our patients.”

For its analysis, Healthgrades evaluated approximately 45 million Medicare inpatient records for nearly 4,500 short-term acute care hospitals nationwide to assess hospital performance in 31 common conditions and procedures and evaluated outcomes in appendectomy and bariatric surgery using all- payer data provided by 16 states. Healthgrades recognizes a hospital’s quality achievements for cohort- specific performance, specialty area performance, and overall clinical quality. Individual procedure or condition cohorts are designated as 5-star (statistically significantly better than expected), 3-star (not statistically different from expected), and 1-star (statistically significantly worse than expected).