American College of Emergency Physicians — Clinical Ultrasound Accreditation
In 2022, all five Emergency Departments in Northwest Wisconsin achieved accreditation from the American College of Emergency Physicians. Accreditation is given to programs that meet the high standards established by the organization's Clinical Ultrasound Accreditation Program. Only 45 emergency departments in the nation have achieved this accreditation, and Northwest Wisconsin locations are the only emergency departments in Minnesota or Wisconsin with this accreditation.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) — Star Rating
Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating Mayo Clinic Health System—Northland in Barron earned the highest five-star rating in 2022. CMS measures the broad categories of mortality, safety of care, readmission, patient experience, and timely and effective care.
Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) Star Rating Mayo Clinic Health System—Northland in Barron is recognized as a five-star hospital based on data from patient experience surveys in 2022. 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.