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McLaren Northern Michigan - Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Two Years with Highest Rating for Heart Bypass Surgery

Published on Friday, January 02, 2015
McLaren Northern Michigan again earned the highest quality rating for heart bypass surgery as determined by the STS. Of the more than 700 U.S. hospitals that were part of the study, McLaren Northern Michigan performed significantly higher than the mean score, placing it among the top 15% nationwide. STS, in coordination with Duke Clinical Research Institute, analyzes data on heart programs nationwide. Their comprehensive rating system allows for comparisons regarding quality, complications, pre-and post-operative medication administration, and outcomes.