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    Heart Failure - Sutter Health

    Heart failure, a new epidemic that affects nearly 5 million Americans, is the leading cause of hospitalization for people over the age of 65. Below are some key areas that medical experts focus on when treating patients hospitalized with heart failure. Each listed action helps patients live better with heart failure.

    Sutter Health System Average: The Sutter Health System Average (mean) is calculated by taking the sum of all non-excluded hospitals' scores (where at least one case met the inclusion criteria) and dividing by the total number of hospitals.
    Data Source:
    Data from MIDAS DataVision (and provided to CMS), November 2009 to November 2010
    U.S. Average
    Data Source:CMS Hospital Compare, Q209 to Q110
    Our goal is to perform among the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide.
    Data Source:CMS Hospital Compare, Q209 to Q110

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