Mayo Clinic Health System Earns Multiple Accolades for Exceptional Patient Care and Safety

Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin receives highest ratings for patient safety and experience

Healthgrades, a leading healthcare consumer resource, has recognized Mayo Clinic Health System for its exceptional patient care and commitment to safety. Out of 830 hospitals evaluated, only 79 received both the 2024 Patient Safety and Patient Experience Awards. Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Minnesota, is among these top-performing facilities, showcasing its dedication to providing outstanding care in all aspects.

Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin and Albert Lea, Minnesota, received the 2024 Patient Safety Excellence Award while Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse and Eau Claire, Wisconsin were honored with the 2024 Outstanding Patient Experience Award. These accolades highlight the hospitals’ ongoing efforts to provide excellence and deliver Mayo Clinic care to their local communities.

Prathibha Varkey, President of Mayo Clinic Health System expressed her gratitude for the recognition and emphasized the organization’s continued efforts to improve patient care. Hospitals that receive the Patient Safety Excellence Award are in the top 10% nationally based on an analysis of 13 patient safety indicators. This evaluation is conducted using MedPAR data to ensure hospitals meet rigorous safety standards.

The Outstanding Patient Experience Award recognizes healthcare facilities that prioritize clear and compassionate communication with patients and families. This award highlights the quality of interactions between healthcare providers and patients as well as the facilities’ ability to understand and meet patient needs throughout their care journey. Mayo Clinic Health System’s recognition demonstrates its commitment to providing exceptional care close to home.

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