Mayo Clinic hospital in La Crosse receives 5 star rating from national assessment

Mayo Clinic hospital in La Crosse was given the highest quality rating possible by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

The hospital received a five-star rating.

More than 3,500 hospitals were assessed nationwide and fewer than 300 were given the five-star rating.

Mayo Clinic Health System leaders says the high rating wouldn’t be possible without its hardworking staff.

“We owe it to our dedicated staff. They’re terrific and they take great care of our patients putting the needs of the patient first,” said Paul Mueller, Regional Vice President for Mayo Clinic Health System Southwest Wisconsin.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services rated each hospital based on mortality, safety of care, readmissions, patient experience, effectiveness of care, timeliness of care, and efficient use of medical imaging.

Mayo clinic was also named one of the “Most Wired,” hospitals according to a survey by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, meaning the hospital is at the forefront of using health care IT to improve care delivery.

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