Specialty Hospitals: The Best and the Brightest

Specialty Hospitals: The Best and the Brightest


With just over 100 designated “Specialty Hospitals” in the United States, the pressure is on to not only stand out amongst your peers, but also alongside hundreds of other “General Hospitals” that may have strong specialty departments. While the debate of Specialty vs. General is still going strong, one thing is for sure: In the decade that Special Hospitals have come about, they have proven themselves to offer equal, or better, care than their General counterparts.

h4. Cardiovascular Surgery and Health

Arkansas Heart Hospital


Location: Little Rock, AK

Arkansas Heart Hospital has the distinction of not only being the first heart hospital in Arkansas, but also serving as the second heart specialty hospital in the US. Since its opening in 1997, Arkansas Heart Hospital surgeons have performed over 7,500 open heart surgeries. Experience like this keep the hospital in the top 10% when it comes to patient satisfaction.

Arkansas Heart Hospital offer six catheterization labs and three heart operating suites. It is also the training center for the American Heart Association.

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