The Mayo Clinic has been named one of the best hospitals nationwide by U.S. News and World Report.
“This ranking underscores our long-standing commitment to provide the highest-quality care that best meets our patients’ needs,” stated John Noseworthy, M.D., president and CEO, Mayo Clinic, in a press release. “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 2015-16 Best Hospitals list and earned a No. 1 ranking in eight specialties:
- Diabetes and endocrinology
- Gastroenterology and gastrointestinal (GI) surgery
- Neurology and neurosurgery
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, stated the press release.
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, according to the release.
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, stated the release.
“These rankings reinforce our commitment to provide comprehensive care and a seamless experience to every patient,” Dr. Noseworthy stated in the release. “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.”