The Wisconsin Heart Hospital

10000 W Bluemound Rd, Wauwatosa WI, 53226

(414) 778-7800

The Wisconsin Heart Hospital has achieved 3 quality award distinctions in the last 12 months.

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Hospital Quality Awards

The Wisconsin Heart Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades for 0 Hospital Quality Award in the last 12 months

Clinical Quality Awards

The Wisconsin Heart Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades for 3 Clinical Quality Awards in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality: Appendectomy

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Appendectomy

Complications Based Rating on 208 hospital cases and a national average of 203 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 360 hospital cases and a national average of 395 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 129 cases.

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As Expected
Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 556 cases.

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As Expected
Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 448 cases.

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As Expected
Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 1100 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 122 cases.

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Worse Than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
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Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 93 hospital cases and a national average of 95 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 199 hospital cases and a national average of 162 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 114 cases.

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As Expected
Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 143 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 285 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 799 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 267 cases.

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As Expected
Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 237 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 152 cases.

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Worse Than Expected
Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 559 cases.

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As Expected
Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 63 cases.

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As Expected
Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 59 cases.

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As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 142 hospital cases and a national average of 119 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gynecologic Surgeries and Procedures

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Gynecologic Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 161 hospital cases and a national average of 202 cases.

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Hysterectomy

Complications Based Rating on 520 hospital cases and a national average of 333 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Labor and Delivery

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C-Section Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 2130 hospital cases and a national average of 1377 cases.

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Vaginal Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 7747 hospital cases and a national average of 2745 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
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Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 349 cases.

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As Expected
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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 301 hospital cases and a national average of 234 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 388 hospital cases and a national average of 201 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 642 hospital cases and a national average of 363 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Prostate Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 47 hospital cases and a national average of 89 cases.

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Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 109 hospital cases and a national average of 65 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 470 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 465 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 58 hospital cases and a national average of 124 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 68 hospital cases and a national average of 189 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 30 hospital cases and a national average of 74 cases.

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 132 hospital cases and a national average of 138 cases.

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Our Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

Rated Better Than Expected in 1 safety indicators

  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

Rated As Expected in 9 safety indicators

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

Rated Worse Than Expected in 3 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
2 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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The Wisconsin Heart Hospital

10000 W Bluemound Rd
Wauwatosa, WI 53226