INDIANAPOLIS - Several Indiana hospitals are being recognized by IBM Watson Health in its annual 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals study. The hospitals were scored on a set of weighted performance measures, including clinical outcomes, clinical process and cost efficiency.

The hospitals were separated into three groups. The Indiana hospitals from each group featured on the list include:

Teaching hospitals with cardiovascular residency programs:

  • St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital

Teaching hospitals without cardiovascular residency programs:

  • IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital - Muncie
  • Memorial Hospital - South Bend

Community Hospitals

  • St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana - Indianapolis

St. Vincent Heart Center has also earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is the highest rating possible.

"We are honored to be among some of the most elite heart hospitals in the nation and receive the highest rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services," said Blake Dye, president of St. Vincent Heart Center. “These designations symbolize the hard work, dedication and passion by our exceptional and talented team of physicians, nurses and staff.”

You can view the full 2018 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals study below: