LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – Mayo Clinic is honored with a five star rating.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services gave the award to Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse.
Nationwide, more than 3,700 hospitals are assessed. Fewer than 300 received the five star rating.
The criteria used in the ratings included mortality, safety of care, patient experience, and timeliness of care.
Dr. Paul Mueller, VP of Mayo Clinic Health System said that Mayo owes its new ranking to the staff at the facility who are putting the needs of the patient first.