Augusta University Medical Center ranks high for care of heart failure patients

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A dedicated team of specialists in the cardiac catheterization lab prepares a patient for a heart procedure.

U.S. News and World Report has ranked Augusta University Medical Center as high-performing in heart failure, according to its 30th annual Best Hospitals Rankings. In addition, AU Medical Center earned 3 out of 5 stars for patient experience.

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The U.S. News Best Hospitals methodologies are based largely on objective measures such as risk-adjusted survival and discharge-to-home rates, volume, and quality of nursing, among other care-related indicators. For more information, see the FAQ.


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Denise Parrish is Director of Communications for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic at 706-721-9760 or

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