St. Cloud Hospital Minnesota | 100 great hospitals in America 2016
St. Cloud (Minn.) Hospital. Founded by the Sisters of the Order of St. Benedict in 1886, St. Cloud Hospital operates under the auspices of the local Catholic Church. The 489-bed hospital is part of St. Cloud-based CentraCare, an integrated health system formed in 1995.
With 4,957 employees and a medical staff of more than 450 physicians, St. Cloud Hospital is the largest employer in the area, located about 66 miles northwest of Minneapolis. The Magnet-accredited facility serves 12 counties with a total population of more than 683,000. Sponsored by the University of Minnesota, St. Cloud Hospital offers a three-year residency in family medicine.
In 2015-16, U.S. News & World Report named St. Cloud Hospital the No. 3 hospital in Minnesota and nationally ranked two of the hospital's specialties. In 2016, St. Cloud Hospital earned a spot on Truven Health Analytics' list of 100 Top Hospitals in the U.S. Additionally, Healthgrades has given St. Cloud Hospital its Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence three years in a row, most recently in 2016.
© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2017. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.