Mayo Clinic Health System Takes Home Multiple Awards for Patient Safety and Experience

Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin receives high ratings for patient safety and experience

Mayo Clinic Health System has recently received top recognition for patient safety and experience, as recognized by Healthgrades, a prominent healthcare consumer resource. Out of over 830 hospitals evaluated by Healthgrades, only 79 achieved both the 2024 Patient Safety and Patient Experience Awards. Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Minnesota, was one of these distinguished facilities, further solidifying its reputation for exceptional patient care.

Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin and Albert Lea, Minnesota, earned the 2024 Patient Safety Excellence Award, while Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse and Eau Claire, Wisconsin, received the 2024 Outstanding Patient Experience Award. These prestigious awards reaffirm Mayo Clinic Health System’s ongoing efforts to deliver exceptional care to patients while staying true to the Mayo Clinic’s commitment to excellence.

Hospitals that received the Patient Safety Excellence Award were ranked in the top 10% nationally based on an analysis of 13 patient safety indicators using MedPAR data. This recognition highlights Mayo Clinic Health System’s commitment to maintaining high standards of patient safety. Furthermore, the Outstanding Patient Experience Award recognizes healthcare facilities that excel in providing clear and compassionate communication with patients and their families. It reflects the quality of interactions between healthcare providers and patients, as well as the hospital’s ability to understand and meet patient needs throughout their care journey.

Prathibha Varkey, M.B.B.S., president of Mayo Clinic Health System expressed gratitude for the recognition and emphasized the dedication of the staff to continually improving healthcare services for the community. “We are honored to receive these prestigious awards which reaffirms our ongoing efforts to deliver exceptional care to our patients,” said Varkey. “Our staff’s commitment to excellence is at the heart of everything we do.”

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