Heart failure is a condition in which the heart muscle is unable to pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs. Heart failure contributes to about 300,000 U.S. deaths each year.
Toward our goal of providing the best possible care for heart failure patients, we follow an established heart failure treatment protocol that has been shown to improve patient outcomes. Learn more about heart failure treatment at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
The table below includes:
BWH July 2015 - June 2018
30-day adjusted heart failure mortality rate
30-day adjusted heart failure readmission rate
* Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services/Hospital Quality Alliance
The table below shows our procedure volumes for two types of cardiovascular procedures: aortic valve replacement and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair.
BWH October 2014 – September 2015
* A dash "-" means that there is no available comparison
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