Patients may be referred to Mayo Clinic in Rochester for more specialized health care. As a patient in Austin, you will find improved access due to our affiliation with Mayo Clinic. Your primary care provider or specialist will help you make a referral. Your medical records - including lab tests and X-ray results - are readily available to Mayo Clinic providers. The smooth transfer process of medical records prevents duplication of services and saves costs for our patients. You may receive registration material from Mayo Clinic via mail. Please complete and send that information to Mayo Clinic to save time during your visit there. Once your specialized care is completed in Rochester, your local care provider will continue your regular care.