Mayo Clinic has again been named to the U.S. News &World Report Honor Roll as part of the magazine’s annual “Best Hospitals” issue. It’s the 20th straight year that Mayo has been honored in this way. Glenn Forbes, M.D., CEO for Mayo Clinic Rochester, puts the rankings in perspective, particularly as they come on the heels of this week’s Major League Baseball All-Star game:
Earlier this year, Al Errato shared his impressions of Mayo Clinic as experienced with his wife, Mary, through our patient blog, Sharing Mayo Clinic. He described the teamwork, integration and coordination of the Mayo system, and found the quality of care superior to even the “world class” hospitals in Connecticut and New York where she had previously been a patient:
That patient-centered care and integrated team-oriented approach is responsible for Mayo Clinic’s ability to deliver excellent care at costs that are below the national average. It’s why various other magazines, such as The New Yorker and TIME, have recently singled out Mayo as an example of cost-effective care to be emulated.