MCHS Austin and Albert Lea named to list of best hospitals in the US by Newsweek magazine

 Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin and Albert Lea was again recognized by Newsweek on its list of the “Best Hospitals in the U.S.,” which was released on March 1. The Albert Lea and Austin location was ranked among the top 5% of hospitals in the U.S., at No. 193.

In addition, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, has again been ranked the No. 1 hospital in the world on the Newsweek list of “World’s Best Hospitals.”

Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin and Albert Lea is joined on this list by Mayo Clinic Health System locations in La Crosse and Eau Claire, Wisconsin. These hospitals were ranked in the top 2% and 5% respectively of hospitals in the U.S.

The Newsweek rankings are based on patient survey results, hospital recommendations from peers gathered through an international survey of more than 80,000 health care professionals, and key performance metrics, such as patient safety, hygiene measures, quality of care and patient-reported outcomes.