According to Becker's Hospital Review, Centinela Hospital Medical Center
in Inglewood, CA was one of 48 hospitals to have a 30-day death rate for
heart failure patients of 8.4 or lower, some of the lowest in the nation.
Centinela Hospital Medical Center's rate of 6.4 was the lowest of
the 48 hospitals ranked.
For comparison, the national rate of 30-day mortality for heart failure
is 11.7. All data was taken from CMS' Hospital Compare system. These
rates reflect data measured from July 2009 through June 2012.