Johnson Memorial Health is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network — a select group of carefully vetted, independent healthcare organizations with special access to Mayo Clinic knowledge, resources and expertise.
Patients benefit from Mayo Clinic and care network members working together to provide patients with the care they need, close to home, at no additional cost and with added peace of mind.
A Shared Commitment
Because of our commitment to high-quality, patient-centered care, Johnson Memorial Health has been chosen as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Here’s what this means for you:
Your doctor has special access to the knowledge, expertise and resources of Mayo Clinic — the No. 1 ranked hospital in the nation — right here, close to home.
Your doctors can use the latest research, diagnostic and treatment recommendations from Mayo Clinic to develop the best treatment plan for you.
If you or a loved one has a rare or complex condition, your doctor can consult directly with a Mayo Clinic expert who specializes in treating that specific condition.
Your doctors can combine their understanding of your unique medical needs with Mayo Clinic expertise at no additional cost to you.
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The Mayo Clinic Care Network is a select group of independent health care providers carefully vetted and granted special access to Mayo Clinic knowledge, expertise and resources. Through the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Johnson Memorial Health doctors can quickly access Mayo Clinic’s latest research, diagnostic and treatment resources whenever they feel it will benefit their patients. Additionally, collaboration with Mayo Clinic will help Johnson Memorial Health achieve its goal to improve the delivery of health care.
No. This agreement is not an acquisition or merger. Mayo Clinic Care Network members like Johnson Memorial Health remain independent health care providers dedicated to serving the needs of their communities.
Johnson Memorial Health was selected to join the Mayo Clinic Care Network by demonstrating a commitment to the highest quality, patient-centered care. Additionally, Johnson Memorial Health passed Mayo Clinic’s comprehensive evaluation process that included an in-depth review of its organization, its clinical and business practices, and its quality, safety and service efforts.
With the ability to access Mayo Clinic’s research, diagnostic and treatment resources, Johnson Memorial Health doctors will be able treat more of their patients close to home. Anytime they want to discuss a treatment plan or request a second opinion, they can consult directly with Mayo Clinic’s specialists, at no additional cost to their patients. This way, Johnson Memorial Health doctors can combine their understanding of their patient’s unique medical needs with Mayo Clinic’s expertise to develop the best treatment plan for them.
Doctors and other care providers can access a range of clinical solutions and services from Mayo Clinic to benefit their patients, their practice and their ongoing professional development:
- AskMayoExpert – An online medical reference tool that offers disease management, care guidelines, treatment recommendations, patient education and reference materials for a wide variety of medical conditions.
- eConsults – Electronic consultations with Mayo Clinic specialists when [member] doctors feel additional input will benefit their patient.
- eBoards – Live video conferences that enable [member]'s medical team to virtually review and discuss complex cases with a team of Mayo Clinic specialists and doctors from Mayo Clinic Care Network member organizations.
- Health Care Consulting – A program designed to share Mayo’s experience and expertise and help us achieve desired levels of operational, financial and patient care excellence.
- Continuing Medical Education – On-demand and accredited presentations, medical lectures and fully narrated surgical procedures by Mayo Clinic doctors and scientists are available to [member] doctors to enhance provider education while exploring new trends and developments in the medical field.
No. When Johnson Memorial Health doctors want clinical advice or have questions about complex patient care, they can quickly connect with Mayo Clinic specialists to consult with them.
Yes. Johnson Memorial Health doctors will continue to treat their patients. Johnson Memorial Health doctors now have special access to Mayo Clinic knowledge and expertise and can consult with Mayo Clinic's team of specialists when they feel additional input will benefit their patient.
No. Through this membership, Mayo Clinic’s expertise and knowledge is shared with Johnson Memorial Health care providers at no additional cost to the patient.
Typically Johnson Memorial Health doctors will request a consult with Mayo Clinic if it will benefit their patient’s care. If patients are experiencing anxiety about their condition and would like a second opinion, they are advised to talk to their doctor about requesting one. It can be done easily — at no additional cost — and without travel to another location. The doctor and patient can then discuss the best treatment plan.
Johnson Memorial Health doctors have access to Mayo Clinic’s research, diagnostic and treatment resources so they can provide more patient care locally, reducing the patient’s need to travel outside the region for care. There is no obligation for doctors to refer patients to Mayo Clinic.
No. The interaction is between the medical professionals of Johnson Memorial Health and Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic does not see or contact the patient through these services. If your Johnson Memorial Health doctor requests an eConsult with a Mayo Clinic specialist on your behalf, the consultation will be noted in your secure medical record.