Harvard Heart Letter

Report cards on cardiac surgeons and hospitals

Cardiac Surgery Report Cards

Four states currently publish reports cards for individual cardiac surgeons

Massachusetts

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, carotid endarterectomy, coronary artery bypass grafting, and percutaneous coronary intervention (angioplasty).

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