Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse recognized in U.S. News & World Report annual Best Hospitals list

July 15, 2014

LA CROSSE, Wis. — Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse is recognized among the Best Hospitals in Wisconsin in the 25th U.S. News & World Report annual America’s Best Hospitals list released today.

Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare is ranked No. 14 in the state of Wisconsin out of 152 hospitals statewide. U.S News & World Report also identified Franciscan Healthcare as one of the best in the Southwest Wisconsin region.

The magazine recognized Franciscan Healthcare’s Urology department nationally as a “high performing” adult specialty department. A high-performing hospital had to have a score that placed it in the top 25 percent of eligible facilities in at least one specialty,

“Our staff focuses on providing expert care for the whole person,” says Tim Johnson, M.D., president and CEO of Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare. “We continue to be diligent when reviewing processes that improve clinical quality and patient safety.”

Mayo Clinic is ranked as U.S. News & World Report’s top hospital in the nation. Mayo Clinic earned more No. 1 rankings than any other provider, ranking first or second in 11 of the 12 specialties based on reputation, services and volumes, safety and clinical outcomes. Mayo Clinic ranks No. 1 in:

  • Diabetes and Endocrinology,
  • Ear, Nose and Throat
  • Gastroenterology and GI surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Gynecology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Pulmonology

Mayo is ranked No. 2 in three additional specialties: Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Orthopedics and Urology.

“We have a deep commitment to delivering high-value health care that best meets patients’ needs,” says John Noseworthy, M.D., Mayo Clinic president and CEO. “We owe our success to truly dedicated staff working together with an unwavering focus on the patient that I believe is unmatched anywhere.”

Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is ranked No. 6 in Wisconsin and is recognized as the No. 1 hospital in northwest Wisconsin.

The rankings were announced on the U.S. News & World Report website.

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