RAPID CITY, S.D. – Monument Health, formerly Regional Health, officially joins the Mayo Clinic Care Network today, Jan. 17, becoming part of a worldwide network of independent health care systems with special access to Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise.
Physicians from Monument Health can combine their understanding of their patients’ medical needs with Mayo Clinic expertise so patients get exactly the care they need, close to home and at no additional cost.
“Mayo Clinic is a world-class leader in health care,” said Paulette Davidson, President and CEO of Monument Health. “We are thrilled to be selected to join the Mayo Clinic Care Network. This reflects our focus on delivering high-quality, patient-centered care.”
Monument Health, headquartered in Rapid City, is the first hospital in South Dakota to become a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network<https://www.mayoclinic.org/about-mayo-clinic/care-network>, a group of carefully vetted health care systems that have special access to Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise. Monument Health remains an independent health care system.
As a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Monument Health has access to a variety of network services such as AskMayoExpert, a point-of-care tool that offers concise clinical information on hundreds of conditions, eConsults that allow Monument Health physicians to connect with Mayo Clinic specialists on specific patient cases, and eBoards that enable Monument Health medical teams to discuss complex cases in live video conferences with a panel of specialists from Mayo Clinic and other care network hospitals.
Monument Health can also use Mayo Clinic’s patient education materials and access opportunities for professional development and continuous medical education.
“We are pleased to welcome Monument Health to the Mayo Clinic Care Network,” says Mark Larson, M.D.<https://www.mayoclinic.org/biographies/larson-mark-v-m-d/bio-20053656>, Medical Director, Midwest Region, Mayo Clinic Care Network. “Monument is rooted in this community and we look forward to sharing our knowledge to benefit patients through you, their trusted provider, close to home.”
Created in 2011, the Mayo Clinic Care Network has more than 40 member organizations across the U.S., and in Asia, Mexico and the Middle East.