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Five Mayo Clinic sites receive patient-care award

October 14, 2018 GMT

The Mayo Clinic in Rochester ranked first among academic medical centers for patient care, according to the Vizient 2018 Bernard A. Birnbaum, M.D., Quality Leadership Awards.

Five Mayo locations received awards.

Mayo Clinic Health Care System in Red Wing ranked second among community hospitals, and Mayo Clinic in Eau Claire, Wis., ranked eighth among teaching medical centers.

This is the third year in which the Red Wing location has ranked among the top three in its category.

The Jacksonville campus ranked third among academic medical centers, and the Arizona campus ranked sixth.

The Quality Leadership Awards are given out based on information from the Vizient clinical database, the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Healthcare Safety Network.

The awards were presented in Las Vegas on Oct. 4.