Washington Hospital Quality
A service of the Washington State Hospital Association

What is this?

An infection that happens after a person has had heart surgery. Lower is better.

Why this matters?

Infections can be really bad for patients, creating the need for more surgery or other treatments. Infections can be prevented if proper precautions are taken.

Technical Description

Surgical site infection as a result of procedures on the heart; includes valves or septum; does not include coronary artery bypass graft, surgery on vessels, heart transplantation, or pacemaker implantation per 100 procedures as defined by NHSN: http://www.cdc.gov/nhsn/PDFs/pscManual/9pscSSIcurrent.pdf?agree=yes&next=Accept

Hospital Date Range Value
Astria Regional Medical Center 07/01/17 to 06/30/18 0.00 + details view hospital
Confluence Health/Central Washington Hospital 07/01/17 to 06/30/18 0.00 + details view hospital
Harrison Medical Center 07/01/17 to 06/30/18 0.00 + details view hospital
Kadlec Regional Medical Center 07/01/17 to 06/30/18 0.00 + details view hospital
MultiCare Deaconess Hospital 07/01/17 to 06/30/18 0.00 + details view hospital
MultiCare Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Center 07/01/17 to 06/30/18 0.00 + details view hospital
MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital 07/01/17 to 06/30/18 0.00 + details view hospital
Overlake Medical Center 07/01/17 to 06/30/18 0.00 + details view hospital
PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center 07/01/17 to 06/30/18 0.00 + details view hospital
PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center 07/01/17 to 06/30/18 0.00 + details view hospital
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett 07/01/17 to 06/30/18 0.00 + details view hospital
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital 07/01/17 to 06/30/18 0.00 + details view hospital
Providence St. Peter Hospital 07/01/17 to 06/30/18 0.75 + details view hospital
Seattle Children's 07/01/17 to 06/30/18 0.00 + details view hospital
St. Joseph Medical Center 07/01/17 to 06/30/18 0.00 + details view hospital
Swedish Cherry Hill 07/01/17 to 06/30/18 0.19 + details view hospital
UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center 07/01/17 to 06/30/18 0.00 + details view hospital
UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center 07/01/17 to 06/30/18 0.00 + details view hospital
Virginia Mason Medical Center 07/01/17 to 06/30/18 0.00 + details view hospital