Mayo Clinic hospitals in La Crosse and Eau Claire earn an “A” grade for patient safety
"Our staff's exceptional dedication and commitment to our patients, especially safety and quality, has been truly remarkable"
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) Six Mayo Clinic hospitals including Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse 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.
“Our staff’s exceptional dedication and commitment to our patients, especially safety and quality, has been truly remarkable,” says Paul Mueller, M.D., Mayo Clinic Health System regional vice president southwest Wisconsin region. “These safety grades reflect our staff’s dedication and commitment to our primary value, ‘The needs of the patient come first,’ and are particularly notable in light of the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic during the past year.”
The Following Mayo Clinic Hospitals received an “A” grade:
Mayo Clinic Health System La Crosse, Wisconsin
Mayo Clinic Health System Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Mayo Clinic Health System Red Wing, Minnesota
Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester, MN
Mayo Clinic Hospital Arizona
Mayo Clinic Hospital Florida
The Hospital Safety Score is updated and published twice per year. This score is based on 15 measures of publicly available hospital safety data, combined with 12 additional self-reported survey answers, to produce a single patient safety score. A panel of safety experts developed these measures.
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