Full Methodist-Mayo Clinic Guide

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Methodist Health has joined forces with Mayo Clinic

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Today at Methodist Health System, our patients are experiencing the power of two renowned health care systems—and our ability to take healing to the next level.  As the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network in Texas, Methodist and its physicians are collaborating with the physicians of Mayo Clinic, ensuring world-class diagnostics and treatment.  Learn how we’re working together at http://ift.tt/1mSqlz0.

Two respected names, one purpose. You.

The Collaboration at a Glance

Methodist Health System is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (MCCN), an international network of organizations that share a commitment to improving the delivery of health care and adding value for patients through high-quality, collaborative medicine.  The collaboration extends the knowledge base of each institution beyond local geography, providing Mayo Clinic a unique relationship in the south central United States and affording physicians at Methodist access to Mayo Clinic resources.

AskMayoExpert (AME)

AME is an online point-of-care tool designed by Mayo Clinic physicians that offers best practices and information on disease management, care process models, treatment recommendations, and reference materials for a wide variety of medical conditions.  AME is available to medical staff, clinical staff, and employees on the Methodist intranet.

eConsults

eConsults connect physician specialists at Methodist with specialist at Mayo Clinic when additional input regarding a non-emergent patient’s care is desired.  eConsults are provided at no charge to patients.

eTumor Boards

eTumor Boards provide a multidisciplinary education discussion and informal advice regarding suitable diagnostic tests and treatment options for complex cancer cases.  Cancer care providers at Methodist may request to present cases to an are encouraged to participate in discussions with the Mayo Clinic Tumor Boards.

Patient Education Materials

Mayo Clinic offers more than 2,500 articles in English (and nearly 300 in Spanish) to aid patient understanding of disease conditions and treatments.  Written at a sixth- to eighth- grade reading level, articles are available in Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat (PDF) formats.

Mayo Clinic Grand Rounds (Spring 2015)

Mayo Clinic Grand Rounds are recorded, archived events for medical professionals.  They cover advances and innovations in patient care, research, and education.  Specialty areas currently include cardiology, neurology, internal medicine, and gastroenterology, with other specialties being added in the coming months.  CME credits are available for medical staff members.

AskMayoExpert Online Reference

Available on the Methodist Health System intranet.

Look for the AME icon

eConsult Requests and Information

214-947-2222

MayoClinicCareNetwork@mhd.com

Information for Patients

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