Local Hospitals Receive High Marks for Patient Safety

Hospitals in north Iowa and southern Minnesota receive high marks for patient safety.

The recognition names Mayo Clinic’s hospitals Rochester as well as Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin and Albert Lea.

The independent national nonprofit  Leapfrog Group gave Mayo an “A” for patient safety.



Mercy Medical Center North – Iowa is also getting an “A” grade.
Mercy Medical Center - North Iowa

The group looks at a hospital’s overall ability to keep patients safe from infections, injuries and medical and medication errors.

Click below for more details about the scores and ratings.


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