- By Rhoda Madson
Mayo Clinic receives high marks for hospital quality from federal government
ROCHESTER, Minn. – Fourteen Mayo Clinic hospitals in Arizona, Florida, Rochester and Mayo Clinic Health System received star ratings for overall hospital quality from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Four of those earned the highest rating: Five out of five stars.
The star rating is a single score that reflects a weighted average of 64 measures of inpatient and outpatient quality. The national average is three stars. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is one of several groups that recognize Mayo Clinic as a top choice for patients.
Mayo Clinic hospitals that received stars are:
- Mayo Clinic’s campuses in Arizona and Rochester
- Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin/Albert Lea and Eau Claire
- Mayo Clinic’s campus in Florida
- Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Mankato, New Prague, Northland, Red Wing and Red Cedar
- Mayo Clinic Health System in Cannon Falls, Sparta and Fairmont
“Mayo Clinic is pleased to be highly rated by the CMS Star Rating System,” says Paula Santrach, M.D., chief quality officer, Mayo Clinic. “We believe that this rating reflects the passionate dedication of Mayo Clinic staff to provide the highest quality, safety and service to patients who entrust us with their care.”
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- Rhoda Madson, Mayo Clinic Public Affairs, 507-284 5005, email@example.com