Fortune magazine included Mayo Clinic on its "100 Best Companies to Work For" list for the seventh consecutive year. The magazine included some Mayo Clinic employee efforts in a short "Creative recession solutions" feature about what the Best 100 Companies have done to operate more efficiently during the recession.
For the second year in a row, Mayo Clinic was named a top U.S. health system, according to a Thomson Reuters survey that analyzed the quality and efficiency of 255 health systems across the country. Mayo Clinic was ranked among the 10 top performers.
Mayo Clinic hospitals in Arizona and Florida, along with Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester, were included in the Leapfrog Group's 2010 List of Top Hospitals. Only 65 hospitals were selected for this prestigious award from 1,200 teaching, children's and community hospitals nationwide that publicly report their performance via the Leapfrog survey.
Mayo Clinic in Arizona and Mayo Clinic in Florida were named as a "Best Hospital" by U.S. News & World Report.
Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona was ranked among the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the country in 2010, according to the 12th annual Thomson Reuters study that examined data from 1,000 U.S. hospitals.
According to two patient surveys — a federal government survey and a commercial survey many institutions use for quality improvement — Mayo Clinic in Florida ranks higher than almost all health care institutions nationwide, regionally and locally in how patients regard the inpatient and outpatient care they receive.
The ALS Clinic at Mayo Clinic in Florida was given the highest certification possible by the national ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Association for the fifth year. The clinic is the only ALS Association-certified "Center of Excellence" in Florida.
Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona was designated a Blue Distinction Center for Transplants, Complex and Rare Cancers, Spine Surgery and Knee and Hip Replacement by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. The Blue Distinction designation is awarded to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality health
Mayo Clinic in Florida was designated a comprehensive epilepsy treatment center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. According to the association, only the top epilepsy programs — those that can provide the most complex and advanced care — are selected for this designation.
Mayo Clinic exceeded its goal and raised $1.35 billion in its first comprehensive fundraising campaign, "The Campaign for Mayo Clinic." Begun in 2005, the campaign secures gifts for Mayo's endowment and support for new and current activities on all three Mayo campuses.
Mayo Clinic announced a new network relationship with UnitedHealthcare, giving UnitedHealthcare commercial plan customers in-network access to Mayo Clinic physicians and hospitals. The new network relationship covers all Mayo group practices and hospitals in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota.
Mayo Clinic Health System's Austin, Minn. location was named the 2010 Best Hospital Workplace among small hospitals by the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA). The medical center was selected based on its staff satisfaction, retention rates, and Great Place employee recognition program.
Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin also became the first facility in Minnesota to receive the Baby-Friendly health care designation from the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund.
Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield, Minn. received the Minnesota Hospital Association's Patient Safety Excellence Awards in two areas: Safe from Falls and Safe Skin.