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2021 Heart & Vascular Annual Report

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The heart and vascular program in the Denver area is one of the highest-rated programs of its kind in the Rocky Mountain West. Built on a foundation of clinical excellence, partnership, and an elevated focus on patient care and experience, the program has become a regional referral center for those needing the highest level of heart and vascular care.

When looking at the U.S. News and World Report rankings1 of the four hospitals that comprise Heart and Vascular Institute in the Denver area, the program is among the highest rated for patient experience and among the best in the nation for treating heart failure. Saint Joseph Hospital in particular, also has some of the highest ratings for individual procedures and conditions of any hospital in the region.

Introducing the Rocky Mountain Heart Institute

In collaboration with other leading heart and vascular experts, the cardiovascular team is proud to announce the creation of a new, top-tier cardiovascular program: the Rocky Mountain Heart Institute. The Institute brings together many of the region's top providers—including National Jewish Health, Saint Joseph Hospital, Lutheran Medical Center, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Platte Valley Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, and now, Intermountain Healthcare—to deliver exceptional quality care and superior outcomes. Built upon long-standing clinical partnerships, and based on groundbreaking research, the Institute represents a uniquely innovative and collaborative approach to heart and vascular care.

2021 Heart & Vascular Annual Report for SCL Health, now Intermountain Healthcare.

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