Accreditation & Awards in Mankato
This is evident in the awards, accreditations and certifications we've received:
- Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers
- American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
- American College of Surgeons Level III Trauma Center Verification
- Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
- Leapfrog Group
- Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program
- Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI)
- Radiation Oncology Practice Accreditation
- The Joint Commission
- U.S. News & World Report
Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers — Certification
We have been recognized with Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. This means you will receive the highest level of stroke care centered on current research and your unique needs.
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation — Certification
American College of Surgeons — Level III Trauma Center Verification
We are a verified level III trauma center by the American College of Surgeons, the toughest trauma credentialing agency in the world. A level III trauma center has demonstrated an ability to provide prompt assessment, resuscitation, surgery, intensive care and stabilization of injured patients and emergency operations.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) — Star Ratings
Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato earned a 5-star rating in 2023. CMS measures the broad categories of mortality, safety of care, readmission, patient experience, and timely and effective care.
Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato is recognized as a 4-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.
Leapfrog Group — Hospital Safety Grade
Mankato earned the top grade of an "A" in 2023. Hospital safety grades are assigned biannually to 2,600 acute-care hospitals across the nation.
The hospital safety grade provides patients a single measure that represents our overall performance in keeping patients safe from preventable errors, injuries, accidents and infections.
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) — Accreditation
We are accredited as a comprehensive center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), a joint program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Visit Bariatric Surgery lo learn more.
Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) — Accreditation and Certification
The Quality Oncology Practice Initiative Certification Program provides a three-year certification recognizing high-quality care for outpatient hematology-oncology practices within the U.S.
Benefits of certification include:
- A reputation as a champion of quality care.
- Twenty American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) practice assessment points, CME credits or CNE credits for each oncology professional participating in the program.
- Access to quality and safety standards specific to the outpatient oncology setting.
- A fostered culture of excellence and self-examination.
Commission on Cancer
The Commission on Cancer, a program of the American College of Surgeons, recognizes cancer care programs for their commitment to providing comprehensive, high-quality and multidisciplinary patient-centered care. The commission is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients through standard setting, prevention, research, education and monitoring of comprehensive quality care.
Commission on Cancer accreditation provides real value to cancer programs. Programs can proudly demonstrate to their communities, providers, payers and the government that they have invested in systems aimed toward cancer patients receiving high-quality, coordinated care, and that they have made the efforts for supportive services and resources addressing the full continuum of care are available in their communities. Accreditation includes data reporting to, and feedback from, the National Cancer Database to assess hospital performance using nationally recognized quality of cancer care measures. These data systems allow hospitals to compare their quality of care, identify variations, and implement improvements to demonstrate the high quality of care they provide and their commitment to continuous quality improvement. Accreditation provides a cancer program with an infrastructure and data that informs care. It also gives cancer teams opportunities for leadership development, team building and programmatic development.
Radiation Oncology Practice Accreditation & American College of Radiology — Accreditation
The Radiation Oncology Practice Accreditation (ROPA) program provides radiation oncologists with third-party, impartial peer review and evaluation of patient care. Facility staff, equipment, treatment-planning, and treatment records as well as patient-safety policies and quality control/quality assessment activities are assessed.
The American College of Radiology® (ACR) Radiation Oncology Practice Accreditation (ROPA) program provides radiation oncologists with evaluation of patient care as well as third-party, impartial peer review of facility personnel, equipment, treatment planning, treatment records, patient safety policies and quality control/quality assessment activities. Recommendations for improvement are based on nationally recognized standards, including ACR Practice Parameters and Technical Standards, American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Technical Standards, and AAPM Task Group Reports and Practice Guidelines.
The Joint Commission — Accreditation
The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits health care organizations and programs in the United States. Its standards set performance expectations that affect the safety and quality of patient care. The accreditation process evaluates an organization's compliance with these standards and other requirements.
See the accreditation report for Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato.
Report a patient safety concern or file a complaint online, or fax or write to:
Office of Quality and Patient Safety
The Joint Commission
One Renaissance Boulevard
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
U.S. News & World Report — High Performing
U.S. News & World Report awarded Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato with the national recognition of High Performing in Gastroenterology and GI Surgery. In addition, Mankato is rated as High Performing in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), colon cancer surgery, heart attack, heart failure, kidney failure and pneumonia.