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Hospital projects in La Crosse, Mankato to transform community health care

Mayo Clinic Health System will build a new six-floor, 70-bed hospital in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and expand and modernize the hospital in Mankato, Minnesota, by adding three new floors.

February 22, 2022

From The Blog

Mobile Health Clinic drives care access

It's a bus, it's a bookmobile, it's the Mobile Health Clinic. Since summer 2021, this big, blue, fully equipped clinic on wheels has been bringing health care to patients in rural communities.

February 24, 2022

Back on the bandstand: Feeling better with Mayo Clinic Advanced Care at Home

When Robert Heintz was scheduled for hip revision surgery, he was happy to learn he could recover in the comfort of his own home.

February 21, 2022

Home again, leader finds fit in community, Mayo Clinic Health System

In the eight years that Prathibha Varkey, M.B.B.S., was away from Mayo Clinic, a few things changed. But one thing remained a constant: Mayo Clinic's patient-focused mission. Read her vision for transforming rural health care while building on past successes.

February 21, 2022

Mayo Clinic App makes managing health care a breeze

College student Lucas Anderson found that using Patient Online Services on the Mayo Clinic App made it easy for him manage his health care.

January 17, 2022

Online scheduling saves time for busy grandmother

Ellen Mihm knows what brings her joy: travel and spending time with her grandkids — and not waiting on hold to schedule appointments. That's why she likes the easy online scheduling options with Patient Online Services.

November 4, 2021

Transforming heart care with advanced treatment for atrial fibrillation

Some people may not know they have atrial fibrillation, while others have life-altering symptoms. New advanced treatment options help keep the heart in normal rhythm and reduce the risk of stroke.

November 1, 2021

Transforming colonoscopy scheduling with AI

Few people look forward to having a colonoscopy, and scheduling was a manual, time-intense process. Learn how a team used AI to streamline the process and reduce wait time.

October 29, 2021

Quick, easy online scheduling for COVID-19 test offers reassurance to traveling family

When Mark Veldhuizen started showing COVID-19 symptoms while traveling with his family, as someone with cancer, he knew he needed to be seen quickly. Through online scheduling, he got an appointment the next morning.

October 6, 2021

Care around the kitchen table, thanks to video appointment

Video appointments, a form of telehealth, are seeing more use during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read about one patient's first video appointment experience her advice for other patients.

October 5, 2021