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Published on February 04, 2013

Cone Health Earns 3-Star Rating for Heart Surgery--Again


For the third year in a row, Cone Health Heart and Vascular Center has received the Society of Thoracic Surgeons’ 3-Star Rating for coronary bypass surgery. The rating is the highest a hospital can achieve and puts the program among the top 14 percent in the nation.

“It is wonderful to again be recognized among the top healthcare providers in coronary bypass surgery,” says Rich Lundy, Vice President, Heart and Vascular Services and Imaging Services, Cone Health. “Our surgical teams and our entire staff are committed to bringing this high level of care to our patients every day at Cone Health Heart and Vascular Center.”

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons is a leader in establishing and reporting quality guidelines, allowing consumers to make informed decisions about their care. Cardiothoracic surgeons voluntarily report their outcomes to improve the care and safety of patients.


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