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    Quality Report - Heart Failure

    Sutter Medical Center Sacramento

    Heart failure, an epidemic that affects nearly 5 million Americans, is the leading cause of hospitalization for people over the age of 65. Below are some key areas that medical experts focus on when treating patients hospitalized with heart failure. Each listed action helps patients live better with heart failure.

    Sutter Medical Center Sacramento(SMCS)
    Data Source:
    Data from MIDAS DataVision (and provided to CMS), January 2011 to December 2011
    U.S. Average
    Data Source:CMS Hospital Compare, 2009Q4 to 2010Q3
    Our goal is to perform among the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide.
    Data Source:CMS Hospital Compare, 2009Q4 to 2010Q3

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