Cardiovascular procedures include heart and circulatory system procedures. Many indicators in the surgery and infection control sections also apply to cardiovascular procedures. These indicators include various complication rates and death rates, and summarize how well certain recommended approaches to these procedures are followed. At Norton Healthcare, only Norton Audubon Hospital and Norton Hospital perform open heart and interventional cardiology procedures on adults. Kosair Children’s Hospital performs open heart procedures on patients with congenital heart defects. Norton Healthcare performance represents the performance of all the hospitals combined.