Four states currently publish reports cards for individual
The state's Executive Office of Health and Human Services reports
on nine different
operations. Heart-related reports that include volume or
report cards are available for abdominal aortic aneurysm,
coronary artery bypass
grafting, and percutaneous coronary
Cardiac Surgery in New Jersey offers report cards on the
state's cardiac surgeons and hospitals. The state's Department of
Health and Senior Services Consumer
Reports and Resources Web site offers information about
doctors, hospitals, nursing homes, and HMOs.
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