Check Hospitals in Your State

For the first time the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a division of the Health and Human Services Department, has posted a ranking of more than 4,800 hospitals nationwide online.

You can search by your region, or for a specific hosptial and see how it rates for heart attack and heart failure mortality rates compared with the national average.

To check for hospitals in your area click here.

The following are the hospitals that ranked above or below the national average for heart attack patient mortality rates:

Hospitals With Better Survival Rates for Heart Attack Patients

Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Conn.
St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport, Conn.
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Ill.
St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana, Indianapolis, Ind.
Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, Mass.
Suburban Hospital Association, Bethesda, Md.
Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine
Abbott -- Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, Minn.
Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Miss.
Rex Hospital, Raleigh, N.C.
New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, N.Y.
Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Trumbull Memorial Hospital, Ohio
Hillcrest Hospital, Warren, Ohio
Avera Heart Hospital of South Dakota, Sioux Falls, S.D.
Evergreen Hospital Medical Center, Kirkland, Wash.
Aurora St. Lukes Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wis.

Hospitals With Worse Heart Attack Patient Survival Rates

Sparks Regional Medical Center, Fort Smith, Ark.
Yuma Regional Medical Center, Yuma, Ariz.
Kingman Regional Medical Center, Kingman, Ariz.
Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn Queens, New York
Southern Ohio Medical Center, Portsmouth, Ohio
Christus St. Michael Health System, Texarkana, Texas
Danville Regional Medical Center, Danville, Va.

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