Menomonie named in Becker Hospital Review’s 50 critical access hospitals to know

July 12, 2016

MENOMONIE, Wis. — Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar in Menomonie has been named one of 50 critical access hospitals to know by Becker’s Hospital Review. This is the second year the publication has published a list recognizing 50 outstanding critical access hospitals in the nation. Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar also was named to the list in 2015.

The hospitals included on the list serve a variety of regions across the United States. Due to their predominately rural locations, these organizations play a crucial role in the health and well-being of their respective communities.

“We are honored to receive this recognition,” says Hank Simpson, M.D., vice chief medical officer. “This recognition reflects Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar’s commitment to provide the best care to our patients, our partnership with our community in promoting health, and the work of our talented and dedicated staff who put the needs of patients first. It is made possible by our integrated system of care which allows us to deliver Mayo Clinic expertise close to home.”

Becker’s selected critical access hospitals for inclusion based on rankings and awards from respected organizations, including iVantage Health Analytics, Healthgrades, the National Rural Health Association, Truven Health Analytics, Women’s Choice Award and the Leapfrog Group. Included hospitals earned recognition from one or more of these organizations within the past two years.

Becker’s Hospital Review is a monthly publication offering business and legal news, and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems.

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Mayo Clinic Health System consists of clinics, hospitals and other facilities that serve the health care needs of people in more than 60 communities in Georgia, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The community-based providers, paired with the resources and expertise of Mayo Clinic, enable patients in the region to receive the highest-quality health care close to home.

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