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Mayo Clinic in Rochester Named Best Hospital in National Ranking

8/15/2018 4:55:54 PM

New study cites complex specialty care, high performing procedures and conditions, for top national ranking
ST. PAUL, MN – Minnesota's Mayo Clinic is the best hospital in the country, according to a new national ranking conducted by U.S. News & World Report
The annual ranking named Mayo Clinic to the top of the “Best Hospitals Honor Roll” for the third consecutive year. In the report, Mayo Clinic scored the highest in more categories than any other hospital in the United States, ranking nationally in 15 adult specialties and seven children’s specialties. Mayo Clinic also received the highest possible score in nine procedure and conditions evaluations.  
The ranking evaluated 5,000 hospitals around the country for their performances in 16 adult specialties, ten pediatric specialties, and nine adult procedures and conditions. The study compared the quality of care demonstrated for the sickest, most medically complex patients to determine specialty rankings, and assessed the quality of care for typical patients to determine the procedures and conditions scores. To determine the overall top 20 performing hospitals in the country, the final assessment combined evaluations from the specialty rankings with the procedures and conditions scores.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota has been serving patients for more than 100 years. The Rochester campus is comprised of Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus, and Methodist Campus. It is home to one of the world’s largest endocrinology departments, an integrated transplantation program, and an elite sports medicine facility. As an educational branch of the system, the campus also includes the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, a nationally ranked medical school known for research. Combined, the four institutions on the Rochester campus employ over 35,000 people. 
In 2017, Mayo Clinic cared for over one million patients from all 50 states and over 130 countries. Mayo Clinic Health System supports 19 hospitals in Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin, and includes 57 research centers. Mayo Clinic also has campuses in Scottsdale and Phoenix, Arizona, and Jacksonville, Florida. 
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U.S. News & World Report Mayo Rankings

#1 Nationally – Mayo Clinic’s hospital performance ranks the highest nationally in six specialties: Diabetes and Endocrinology, Gastroenterology and Gastroenterological Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, and Neurology and Neurosurgery
#2 Nationally – Mayo Clinic’s hospital performance ranks the second-highest nationally in four specialties: Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology, and Urology
#3 Nationally – Mayo Clinic’s hospital performance ranks the third-highest nationally in one specialty: Cancer
Other Recent Top Minnesota Rankings

#1 Best State for Women – Minnesota is the best state for women, according to a study from WalletHub. The study looked at women’s wages, health and safety, and economic and social well-being across all 50 states.
#2 Best State for Families – Minnesota is the #2 Best State to Raise a Family, according to a report from WalletHub. The study looked at family salaries, education opportunities, family fun, health and safety, affordability, employment rates, and more.
#3 Best State for Jobs – Minnesota is the #3 Best State for Jobs, according to a study by WalletHub. The study cites Minnesota’s job-market strength, opportunities, and our healthy economy among its top factors.
#4 Best State for Health Care – Minnesota is the #4 Best State for Health Care, according to a report from WalletHub. The study compared cost, accessibility, and outcome of health care conditions across the country. 
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