For Patients

Your heart and vascular health is important to you and those who love you. So when you need treatment or repairs, you want to be in great hands. Fortunately, exceptional care is available right here at Providence Spokane Heart Institute.

Quality Matters

Providence has a strong reputation for quality in cardiac services, consistently exceeding the national averages on key quality measures as reflected in these 2011 statistics.


And when you need advanced heart surgery or treatment, Sacred Heart Medical Center:

  • has Washington state’s lowest rate of hospital readmissions among heart failure patients. (Hospital Quality Alliance);
  • ranks in the nation’s top 10% of hospitals in treating patients for heart attack and congestive heart failure, and in the top 20% for coronary artery bypass grafting. (Premier, Inc.);
  • is among an elite group of hospitals awarded mentor status for improving patient care. (Institute for Healthcare Improvement);
  • achieved 98% door-to-balloon times under 90 minutes—as recommended by the AHA—for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI). National average is 92%.

Recognition for Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center

  • Most cardiac procedures of any program in the Northwest
  • HealthGrades #1 in region for cardiology & cardiac surgery
  • One of only three cardiac transplant programs in the nation recognized for excellence by HealthGrades
  • U.S. News & World Report Best Regional Hospital in Cardiac & Cardiac Surgery 

Volumes Matter

A program where physicians, nurses and technicians frequently perform cardiac procedures develops a higher level of expertise and produces better outcomes for patients.

Because Providence Spokane Heart Institute physicians perform a high volume of procedures, other local and regional facilities refer their most severe cases to us.

The bottom line?

More cardiovascular procedures are performed at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center than any other hospital in Washington state.