Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin, Albert Lea named one of the best hospitals

(ABC 6 News) – Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin and Albert Lea have once again been named one of the best hospitals by Newsweek.

On the list of the "Best Hospitals in the United States," the Albert Lea and Austin location was ranked among the top 5% of hospitals in the U.S.

"Being named as one of the ‘World’s Best Hospitals 2022’ is a remarkable accomplishment with all that has occurred over the course of the past year," says Robert Albright, Jr., D.O., regional vice president of Mayo Clinic Health System’s Southeast Minnesota region.

"Our patients can rest assured their medical care in Albert Lea and Austin is being handled by some of the best not only locally, but worldwide."

The Newsweek rankings are based on patient satisfaction 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 and quality of care.