- By Kelley Luckstein
Mayo Clinic again receives top honors for high-quality patient care
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Eleven hospitals across Mayo Clinic received star ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for Overall Hospital Quality.
Six of the 11 hospitals earned five stars — the best score possible. The national average is 3 of 5 stars.
The star rating provides patients with information about multiple dimensions of quality in a single score. Star ratings are assigned based on a hospital's composite score of 48 quality metrics from Inpatient and Outpatient Quality Reporting programs.
"Congratulations to all Mayo Clinic hospitals that received excellent CMS star ratings," says Andrew Limper, M.D., Mayo Clinic's interim chief value officer. "These recognitions are testimonies to our staff's commitment to delivering extraordinary patient care every day."
Mayo Clinic hospitals that received four and five stars are:
- Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona
- Mayo Clinic Hospital in Florida
- Mayo Clinic Hospital in Rochester
- Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
- Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin
- Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing, Minnesota
- Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont, Minnesota
- Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Minnesota
- Mayo Clinic Health System in Menomonie, Wisconsin
"We're proud of our staff and their quality care across the communities, and the CMS Overall Hospital Quality ratings help us congratulate one another for our hard work to serve and support patients every day," says Amy Williams, M.D., Mayo Clinic’s executive dean for practice.
About Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit organization committed to innovation in clinical practice, education and research, and providing compassion, expertise and answers to everyone who needs healing. Visit the Mayo Clinic News Network for additional Mayo Clinic news. For information on COVID-19, including Mayo Clinic's Coronavirus Map tracking tool, which has 14-day forecasting on COVID-19 trends, visit the Mayo Clinic COVID-19 Resource Center.
- Kelley Luckstein, Mayo Clinic Public Affairs, email@example.com