LAKELAND – Today, Lakeland Regional Health and Mayo Clinic announced the start of a new collaborative relationship with the addition of Lakeland Regional Health to the Mayo Clinic Care Network.
This formal agreement facilitates the transfer of shared knowledge between the two organizations to enhance the delivery of Health Care to the patients of Lakeland Regional Health. As a result, patients receive care from their own trusted local providers while benefiting from Mayo Clinic expertise at no additional cost.
We continue to deliver on our promise to strengthen the health of this community through strategic clinical relationships,” says Lakeland Regional Health President and CEO Elaine C. Thompson, Ph.D., FACHE. “We are honored to work with Mayo Clinic for the benefit of those we serve.”
As a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network,Lakeland Regional Health will work with Mayo Clinic to share clinical resources. Physicians will have access to information and services, including:
- eConsults that allow physicians to connect electronically with Mayo Clinic specialists and subspecialists when they believe additional input will benefit their patients
- AskMayoExpert, a database that offers the latest Mayo Clinic-vetted information at the point of care, including the management and treatment of a wide variety of medical conditions
- Health Care Consulting that helps members to realize desired levels of operational, financial and patient care through shared best practices
- eTumor Board conferences that invite physicians to present and discuss complex cancer cases with a multidisciplinary panel of Mayo Clinic specialists and other network members.
The new collaboration also offers Lakeland Regional Health providers access to Mayo Clinic’s library of patient education materials and archived Mayo Clinic Grand Rounds presentations that feature Mayo Clinic physicians and scientists.
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