LOUISVILLE Becker’s Hospital Review has named UofL Health – Heart Hospital to its 2023 list of “Hospitals and health systems with great heart programs.” The hospitals and health systems featured on the list are widely recognized for their outstanding heart care. The list commemorates programs that deliver quality outcomes, employ highly skilled team members and lead research in the heart care field.
“When it comes to everything heart, the Heart Hospital is a unique resource in the region,” says John Walsh, UofL Health – Heart Hospital CEO. “We are the area’s only academic hospital exclusively dedicated to comprehensive and innovative heart care.
Recognition by Becker’s is another validation of our world-class team, their expertise, and our commitment to invest in your heart.”
UofL Health – Heart Hospital was opened in 2022. Built on the world-renowned legacy of 40 medical heart firsts at Jewish Hospital, the Heart Hospital pulled together all heart services into one main location to heal, revive, protect, and even replace hearts. From the initial onset of cardiovascular symptoms to an emergent care and heart transplants, all occur at the Heart Hospital.
UofL Health – Heart Hospital has over 100 beds dedicated for heart patients. Rising 15 stories above downtown Louisville, with nearly 280,000 square feet, it provides leading-edge heart care on UofL Health’s academic medical campus. It includes six dedicated cardiac cath labs, two hybrid operating rooms, three electrophysiology labs, and three cardiac operating rooms collectively equipped for TAVR, Watchmen Flex and heart transplant procedures. More than 300 heart care professionals make up the Heart Hospital team, with preventative and follow up care extended to more than 30 locations across Kentucky and Indiana
The Becker’s Hospital Review editorial team assessed rankings and awards from reputable organizations such as U.S. News & World Report, Healthgrades, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), The Leapfrog Group and more.