Why Choose Mission for Heart Care By the Numbers: Mission Heart at a Glance Mission Heart has been named one of America’s Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics in 2020, the fourteenth time since 2000 that Mission has received this recognition. Mission Heart at Mission Hospital has the No. 1 survival rate in North Carolina for patients experiencing a heart attack. Highest recognition in four care categories by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons*: Of nearly 1,000 heart programs in America, Mission Heart consistently performs in the top 2 percent. Regional leader in “Door to Balloon” times: At Mission Heart, our coordinated efforts with local EMS help heart attack patients get the treatment they need fast, for a better chance of survival. 2015 ACTION Registry-GWTGTM Platinum Performance Achievement Award: Mission Heart at Mission Hospital is among only 319 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor for commitment and success implementing a higher care standard for heart attack patients. Mission has demonstrated this same high-level performance since 2009. Best outcomes in our region: Mission Heart boasts excellent post-discharge patient outcomes, consistently in the top 2.8 percent of all hospitals for 30-day mortality and top 0.8 percent for all hospitals for 30-day re-admissions. Superior heart failure outcomes: Patients with primary heart failure diagnosis are 5 times less likely to be readmitted to the hospital if they are followed post discharge by our Heart Failure Disease Management Clinic. Mission Health received the “Get with the Guidelines – Heart Failure Gold Achievement Award in 2012” from the American Heart Association. Mission Heart earned Heart Failure Program Accreditation in 2011 from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.