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Heart Hospital Receives
5-Star Ratings

The Heart Hospital at Deaconess Gateway achieved 5-stars for its performance in Pacemaker Procedures for three years in a row and Carotid Surgery for two years in a row from Healthgrades, the leading online resource helping consumers make informed decisions to find the right doctor, the right hospital for the right care.
This achievement stems from data released in the Healthgrades 2017 Report to the Nation. A 5-star rating indicates that The Heart Hospital at Deaconess Gateway’s clinical outcomes are statistically significantly better than expected when treating the condition or performing the procedure being evaluated.
“The Heart Hospital is the only acute care heart hospital in the region dedicated to the treatment of heart and vascular care,” says Becky Malotte, Executive Director and Chief Nursing Officer of The Heart Hospital. “As evidenced by this report and the 5-star rating, our compassionate, caring staff, and exceptionally talented physicians continue to provide the kind of care that leads to successful outcomes for our patients.”
The Heart Hospital at Deaconess Gateway was recognized earlier in the year by Healthgrades as a recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Patient Experience Award and the 2016 Patient Safety Excellence Award.
Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 34 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions. For more information about the Healthgrades awards, visit