• By Rhoda Madson

Mayo Clinic among top hospitals in U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll

July 21, 2015

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Mayo Clinic today has been named one of the best hospitals nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Mayo Clinic earned more No. 1 rankings in individual specialties than any other provider based on reputation, services and volumes, safety and clinical outcomes.

“This ranking underscores our long-standing commitment to provide the highest-quality care that best meets our patients’ needs,” says John Noseworthy, M.D., president and CEO, Mayo Clinic. “Mayo Clinic is fortunate to be ranked No. 1 in more specialties than any other hospital in the nation. We owe our success to staff members who dedicate themselves daily to this shared mission.”

Mayo Clinic was second overall on U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-2016 Best Hospitals list and earned a No. 1 ranking in eight specialties:Mayo Clinic Gonda Building

Mayo Clinic has more No. 1 rankings than any other provider – a testament to the breadth and depth of excellence that yields the best, whole-person care for each patient every day.

Mayo ranked No. 2 in three additional specialties – cardiology and heart surgery; ear, nose and throat; and orthopedics – and No. 3 in cancer.

Mayo Clinic is ranked No. 1 in Minnesota, and No. 1 in Arizona and the Phoenix metro area. It was No. 4 in Florida and No. 1 in the Jacksonville metro area. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized among the best hospitals in northwestern Wisconsin.

MEDIA CONTACT: Mayo Clinic: Rhoda Madson 507-284-5005 newsbureau@mayo.edu

There are many external agencies that rate quality in health care, and Mayo Clinic is the only health care organization that consistently ranks among the top providers nationwide regardless of the quality measure used.

“These rankings reinforce our commitment to provide comprehensive care and a seamless experience to every patient,” Dr. Noseworthy says. “While no single set of measures perfectly represents health care quality, we are honored to be recognized by so many. We remain focused on our primary mission of putting the needs of our patients first, and providing our patients with the best possible health care experience.”

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