Quality and Outcomes


According to the University HealthSystem Consortium, OHSU’s risk adjusted mortality rate is ranked among the nation’s top academic medical centers in two key areas. The recognition received by OHSU’s Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Program, and the Cardiothoracic Surgery team is based on the UHC report that focuses on observed-versus-expected mortality.

University HealthSystem Consortium Clinical Outcomes Report

Top 10 Facilities for June 2009 – June 2010

Heart Transplant or Implant of Heart Assist System
1. Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
2. Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)
3. University of Michigan Hospital and Health Center
4. University of Wisconsin Hospital
5. Loyola University Medical Center
6. Duke University Hospital
7. Vanderbilt University Medical Center
8. Mayo Clinic – Rochester
9. The Cleveland Clinic
10. Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Cardiothoracic Surgery
1. New York-Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Center
2. Denver Health
3. The Cleveland Clinic
4. The Methodist Hospital System – Texas
5. Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
6. Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)
7. Clarian Medical Center
8. Mayo Clinic – Rochester
9. University of Wisconsin Hospital