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    Mayo Clinic hospitals named ‘America’s Best Hospitals’ by Healthgrades

Healthgrades, an independent health ratings company, ranked the performance of nearly 4,500 hospitals in overall clinical excellence. Mayo Clinic hospitals in Arizona; Florida; Rochester and Mankato, Minnesota; and Eau Claire, Wisconsin, were named among "America's Best Hospitals."

Mayo Clinic hospitals in Arizona, Florida and Rochester, Minnesota, and Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Minnesota, were named among "America's 50 Best Hospitals" by Healthgrades, an independent healthcare ratings company. In addition, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, was included in the "100 Best" list.

The rankings were published on Tuesday, Jan. 23.

Healthgrades ranked the performance of nearly 4,500 hospitals in overall clinical excellence across a broad spectrum of conditions and procedures. The rankings are intended to help consumers evaluate and compare hospital performance and evaluate hospitals for overall clinical excellence.

Healthgrades analyzes patient outcome data on more than 45 million records of Medicare medical claims. Other select data include patient survey data from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and patient outcome data for all patients from states that make their data available.

The top 1% of these hospitals made the "50 Best Hospitals" list. Hospitals on the "100 Best Hospitals" list are among the top 2% in the nation for consistent clinical quality.

"Our outstanding team truly deserves this acknowledgment," expresses Sean Dowdy, M.D., chief value officer at Mayo Clinic. "Our unwavering dedication to our values and meeting the patient's needs forms the bedrock of our culture, driving continuous excellence."

Many agencies rate quality in healthcare, and Mayo Clinic is the only healthcare organization that consistently ranks among the top providers nationwide regardless of the quality measure used.

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