Mayo Clinic offers appointments in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota and at Mayo Clinic Health System locations.
Mayo Clinic is top-ranked for quality more often than any other health care organization.
These endorsements reinforce Mayo Clinic's commitment to provide the highest quality care to each patient every day. Although no single set of measures can perfectly represent health care quality, Mayo Clinic is proud to be recognized.
These organizations recognize Mayo Clinic for high levels of quality and safety:
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings
Thirteen hospitals across Mayo Clinic have received star ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for Overall Hospital Quality.
Six of the 13 hospitals earned five stars — the highest score possible. The national average is three of five stars.
The star ratings measure seven broad categories:
Hospitals that receive five-star ratings are among the top 6.33% of hospitals in the U.S.
Mayo Clinic hospitals that received 5 star ratings are:
Mayo Clinic Health System
Leapfrog Hospital Safety Scores
Nine Mayo Clinic hospitals scored high marks for safety, earning an "A" grade for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, an independent, national nonprofit organization run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits.
Mayo Clinic hospitals that received an "A" grade are:
Nursing Magnet status
Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Florida and Rochester have been awarded Magnet recognition for their nursing programs. The Magnet Recognition Program recognizes health care organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice.
Quality Leadership Award
Three Mayo Clinic hospitals received the 2019 Bernard A. Birnbaum, M.D., Quality Leadership Award. This award recognizes superior performance, as measured by Vizient's Quality and Accountability Study, which has been conducted annually since 2005.
The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
The American College of Surgeons' National Surgical Quality Improvement Program has recognized Mayo Clinic Hospital – Rochester, Mayo Clinic Hospital in Florida and Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Wisconsin as three of 89 participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care. As a participant in the program, Mayo tracks the outcomes of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures to direct quality improvement efforts.
U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Rankings
Mayo Clinic has always ranked at or near the top of the "Best Hospitals Honor Roll."
Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester is top-ranked in more specialties than any other hospital and has been recognized as an Honor Roll member by U.S. News & World Report's 2023–2024 "Best Hospitals" rankings.
Mayo Clinic ranked No. 1 in Minnesota, Arizona and Florida.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester is top-ranked in 13 specialties, with No. 1 rankings in three specialties:
No. 3 rankings in:
No. 4 rankings in:
No. 5 in Geriatrics and No. 11 in Rehabilitation.
More than 4,500 hospitals were evaluated in at least one of the 21 procedures or conditions, using methods developed by health services researchers at U.S. News & World Report.
These are the 21 routine individual procedures and conditions:
U.S. News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals
Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Minnesota, and the five-state region of Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2022–2023 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings.
Mayo Clinic accepts appointments in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota and at Mayo Clinic Health System sites.
See Mayo Clinic featured in a video on CBS This Morning called "Best hospitals for safety: Consumer Reports issues safety score for hospitals."
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