Lee Health’s HealthPark Medical Center is among the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals for 2019. They join hospitals including the Mayo Clinic, Henry Ford Hospital and Duke University Hospital.
IBM Watson Health’s 50 top-performing hospitals represent the best for heart care in the U.S. HealthPark Medical Center is one of only two hospitals in Florida to earn the designation.
The rankings are broken down by category, including Teaching Hospitals with Cardiovascular Residency Programs, Teaching Hospitals without Cardiovascular Residency Programs, and Community Hospitals.
Lee Memorial Hospital and HealthPark Medical Center are included on the Teaching Hospitals without Cardiovascular Residency Program.
The annual study identifies top U.S. hospitals for inpatient cardiovascular services based on a balanced national scorecard of hospital performance metrics. The The IBM Watson Health 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals study is part of the Watson Top 100 Hospitals program.