Mayo Clinic Health System received high rankings for quality patient care in the Bernard A. Birnbaum, M.D. Quality and Affordability Study by Vizient, Inc., a health care performance improvement company.
The rankings honor superior performance among academic medical centers; large, specialized, complex care medical centers; and community hospitals nationwide for delivering safe, timely, effective, efficient and equitable patient-centered care.
These are the 2021 Vizient rankings across Mayo Clinic Health System:
In addition, these Mayo Clinic campuses were ranked:
The rankings are based on a quality and accountability study that helps hospitals enhance patient care. The Institute of Medicine’s six areas of care — Safety, Timeliness, Effectiveness, Efficiency, Equity and Patient-centeredness — structure the study criteria.
The study also includes data from Vizient’s clinical and core measures databases, the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Healthcare Safety Network.
Vizient Inc. was founded in 2015 as the combination of VHA Inc., a national health care network of not-for-profit hospitals; University Health System Consortium, an alliance of the nation’s leading academic medical centers; and Novation, the health care contracting company they jointly owned.