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2014 Outcomes - Heart & Vascular Institute

Outcomes Book

This is a comprehensive overview of outcomes from across the Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute, including heart disease, aorta disease, vascular disease, cardiovascular imaging, cardiothoracic anesthesia, surgical quality improvement, patient experience and lists of locations and staff members.

You may download the book in its entirety by clicking on the link below or you may download each section individually.


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2014 Outcomes - Institute Overview


To promote quality improvement, Cleveland Clinic has created a series of Outcomes books similar to this one for many of its institutes. Designed for a physician audience, the Outcomes books contain a summary of our surgical and medical trends and approaches, data on patient volumes and outcomes, and a review of new technologies and innovations.


2014 Outcomes Surgical Overview

Surgical Overview

Cleveland Clinic surgeons perform procedures at our main campus and at Cleveland Clinic hospitals throughout greater Cleveland.  In 2014, they performed 13,812 cardiovascular and thoracic surgical procedures.


2014 Outcomes Ischemic Heart Disease

Ischemic Heart Disease

Includes cardiac catheterization, interventional procedures, care after myocardial infarction (heart attack), and coronary artery bypass surgery.


2014 Outcomes Cardiac Rhythm Disorders

Cardiac Rhythm Disorders

Includes treatments for patients with atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia and device implants.


2014 Outcomes Valve Disease

Heart Valve Disease

Includes valve surgery options such as valve repair, valve replacement, minimally invasive valve treatments, robotically assisted valve surgery and percutaneous valve approaches.


2014 Outcomes Aortic Disease

Aortic Disease

Includes diagnostic and surgical approaches to the entire aorta from the aortic arch to the descending and thoracoabdominal artery.  Outcomes are reported for traditional open surgery, minimally invasive surgery and endovascular repair, as well as complex hybrid approaches.


2014 Outcomes Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy

Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy

Includes septal myectomy, including procedures performed in conjunction with a valve procedure.


2014 Outcomes Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Congenital Heart Disease

Includes interventional percutaneous closure procedures and congenital heart surgery outcomes for both adults and pediatric procedures.


2014 Outcomes Pericardial Disease

Pericardial Disease

Pericardial disease includes a group of conditions that affect the pericardium, the double-layered sac that surrounds the heart.


2014 Outcomes Heart Failure Transplant

Heart Failure and Transplant

Includes information about heart transplant, mechanical circulatory support (MCS) devices, and heart failure outomes.


2014 Outcomes Lung & Heart - Lung Transplant

Lung and Heart-LungTransplant

Lung and heart-lung transplant outcomes include data on the number of transplants, primary disease of transplant recipients, survival, wait time and wait list mortality.


2014 Outcomes Peripheral Vascular Disease

Peripheral Vascular Disease

Includes interventional and diagnostic procedures, lower extremity surgical volume, non invasive vascular lab ultrasound study distribution and lower extremity wound clinic volume.


2014 Outcomes Cerebrovascular Disease

Cerebrovascular Disease

Cerebrovascular disease outcomes include patient volume and complications associated with carotid stenting and carotid endarterectomy.


2014 Outcomes Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

Includes surgery volume, mortality and distribution for pulmonary and esophageal procedures.


2014 Outcomes Preventive Cardiology

Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation

Preventive cardiology and rehabilitation tracks outcomes on numerous cardiovascular risk factors, including emerging nontraditional cardiac risk factors. The Cardiac Rehabilitation Program reports outcomes related to quality of life, functional capacity, blood pressure and compliance.


2014 Outcomes Sports Cardiology

Sports Cardiology

Includes outcomes related to Cleveland Clinic’s multidisciplinary Sports Cardiology Center, which was established in 2014. Patients include all levels of athletes who are at-risk or diagnosed with cardiovascular disease.


2014 Outcomes Cardio-Oncology


Includes outcomes related to patients who are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease due to treatment for cancer.


2014 Outcomes Surgical Quality

Surgical Quality Improvement

Includes data from Hospital Compare: Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP), a website hosted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in collaboration with the Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA).


2014 Outcomes Patient Experience

Patient Experience

Includes ratings for outpatient and inpatient care and services, including HCAHPS assessments.


2014 Outcomes Innovations


Includes innovations involving Cleveland Clinic's Heart and Vascular Institute's surgeons and cardiologists.


2014 Outcomes Resources

Heart & Vascular Institute Resources - a representative sample of resources available from the Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute.


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