Presbyterian Senior Care (HMO) and Presbyterian MediCare PPO | Summer 2019 | Your Story

PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL Top marks for cardiovascular care— two years in a row Presbyterian Hospital* was recently named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health™ for the second year in a row and third time overall. Presbyterian Hospital is the only hospital in New Mexico to receive this award. “To be named a top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital again is an incredible achievement,” said Robert Federici, MD, medical director, Presbyterian Heart and Vascular Services. “This award demonstrates Presbyterian’s sustained performance and commitment to providing the best heart care possible and to improve outcomes for our patients. We are very proud of our dedicated team of heart surgeons, cardiologists, hospitalists, emergency department physicians, nurses, and staff.” According to IBM Watson Health, if all cardiovascular providers in the U.S. performed at the level of this year’s winners (based on Medicare patients only) results industry-wide could amount to: ● ● More than 10,300 additional lives saved ● ● $1.8 billion in health care cost savings ● ● 2,800 additional bypass and angioplasty patients could be complication-free The IBM Watson Health 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals study uses 2016 and 2017 Medicare Provider Analysis and Review (MedPAR) data, 2017 Medicare cost reports, and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Compare published in the second quarter of 2018. This annual study identifies the top U.S. hospitals for inpatient cardiovascular service and highest performing cardiovascular service lines in the nation. Hospitals were scored in key value- based performance areas such as higher inpatient survival rates, fewer complications, shorter lengths of stay, lower costs, and lower readmission rates. *Combined data from all three Presbyterian Central New Mexico hospitals was submitted under the umbrella of Presbyterian Hospital. Your story Your Story is published as a community service for the friends and patrons of: Presbyterian Health Plan and Presbyterian Insurance Company, Inc. Managing editor: A publication of Presbyterian Medicare Advantage Plans. Information in Your Story comes from a wide range of medical experts. Models may be used in photos and illustrations. If you have any concerns or questions about specific content that may affect your health, please contact your healthcare provider. 2019 © Coffey Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. Y0055_MPC051937_ NSR_C_06032019 Like us on Facebook Facebook “f”Logo CMYK / .ai