Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin is recognized as a four-star hospital based on data from patient experience surveys. Hospitals receive ratings of 1 to 5 stars, with 5-stars being the highest score. HCAHPS star ratings help consumers choose highly rated hospitals in their area.
The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits health care organizations and programs in the United States.
The Joint Commission standards set performance expectations that affect the safety and quality of patient care. Its accreditation process evaluates an organization's compliance with these standards and other accreditation requirements.