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The heart failure mortality rates at Paradise Valley Hospital are among the lowest in the nation, according to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) data published by Becker’s Hospital Review in September. In fact, Paradise Valley Hospital was the only San Diego hospital to make the list of 48 hospitals with the lowest heart failure mortality rates nationwide.

Paradise Valley had a 30-day heart failure mortality rate of 8.2, compared with the national rate of 11.7.

“This survey, conducted using publicly available and reliable data compiled by the federal government, clearly demonstrates that Paradise Valley Hospital is committed to providing top-quality healthcare,” said Neerav Jadeja, Paradise Valley Hospital administrator. “It is an honor to have our hospital recognized for having some of the nation’s lowest heart failure mortality rates. This is just one example of the extraordinary efforts made every day by our physicians, nurses and staff to preserve the safety and quality of life of the patients whose lives are entrusted to us. We will continue to strive to improve patient outcomes and to deliver top quality healthcare to the residents of South Bay.

Becker’s conducted its survey using data from the CMS Hospital Compare database. The list reflects data collected from July 2009 through June 2012. The full list of 48 hospitals can be accessed by¬†clicking here.