LA CROSSE, Wis. — The hospital at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse was recognized as a "Best Regional Hospital" in Southwest Wisconsin on U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" rankings. These rankings were published on the U.S. News & World Report website on Tuesday, July 27.
"This recognition is the result of the tireless efforts of our outstanding staff as we relentlessly pursue outstanding service, safety and quality as a reflection of our primary value, 'The needs of the patient come first,'" says Paul Mueller, M.D., regional vice president, Southwest Wisconsin Region, Mayo Clinic Health System. "Our integration with Mayo Clinic ― the No. 1 ranked hospital in the nation ― gives our patients valuable peace of mind."
Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse also rated high-performing in the specialties of:
Mayo Clinic is again ranked as the No. 1 hospital nationwide. Mayo Clinic in Rochester is ranked No. 1 in the state of Minnesota, a ranking it's held since 2012, when U.S. News & World Report first published state rankings. Mayo Clinic in Arizona is ranked No. 1 in the state of Arizona, its ninth consecutive year at that ranking. And Mayo Clinic in Florida is ranked No. 1 in the state of Florida, a ranking it has held for five of the past six years.
Mayo Clinic in Arizona is ranked No. 15 on the "Best Hospitals" rankings, which marks the fifth consecutive year that Mayo Clinic in Arizona has been named a top 20 hospital.
"Mayo Clinic is honored to be the No. 1 ranked hospital in the nation for the sixth consecutive year, and we are truly grateful to our extraordinary staff for always putting our patients' needs first in the exceptional care that they provide," says Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., president and CEO, Mayo Clinic. "At Mayo Clinic, each patient receives specialized care from an innovative, collaborative and highly talented team that is committed to both treating serious or complex disease, and advancing new and better cures through innovative research."
The U.S. News & World Report "Best Hospitals" rankings feature 20 hospitals with the highest combined overall scores in 15 medical and surgical specialties, and 17 common procedures and conditions ratings. Hospitals are measured on factors such as survival, patient experience, nurse staffing, advanced technology, patient services and reputation with other specialists. Hospitals also are ranked regionally within states and major metro areas.
"This recognition reflects our staff's consistent performance in improving the lives and health of people throughout our community, across the nation as well as worldwide," says Andrew Limper, M.D., Mayo Clinic's interim chief value officer. "I am proud of the staff I work alongside every day who are driven to provide quality and equitable care to each of our patients. We are grateful whenever our dedicated staff is duly recognized, and we know that they do this work because they have a truly compassionate desire to ensure our patients' health comes first."
Mayo Clinic's global destination for hope and healing began as a single physician medical practice in 1864. Today, Mayo Clinic's mission remains steadfast, with the more than 73,000 staff providing expert, compassionate care to more than 1.3 million patients from every state and nearly 130 countries each year.
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