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Member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network

World-renowned expertise. Right here at home.

When you need care, you want to know you’re getting the best there is. So do we. Beacon’s membership in the Mayo Clinic Care Network  is truly a game changer. With this unique collaboration, your Beacon care team has special access to Mayo Clinic’s world-renowned doctors, resources and expertise. That means you have some of the world’s greatest minds working together, so that you get the highest quality of care from your trusted local Beacon care team, right here at home – close to your family, friends and caregivers – all at no additional cost to you.

Peace of Mind When You Need it Most

Through Beacon’s membership in the Mayo Clinic Care Network, our physicians are able to collaborate with Mayo Clinic specialists on our most complex cases, working together to find better answers. This means as you undergo treatment, you are in the best hands possible — so you can focus on what’s most important: You.

FAQs

Beacon is the first organization in Indiana to be selected as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. The Mayo Clinic Care Network is a clinical collaboration between Mayo Clinic and independent health care organizations across the globe. Through this network, Beacon doctors have special access to Mayo Clinic knowledge, resources, team of specialists, second opinions and more.

Your Beacon health care providers can consult with Mayo Clinic specialists using technology that allows Mayo Clinic doctors to review complex cases and provide additional input when your provider believes it would be helpful to you.

Mayo Clinic Care Network members have access to the following:

  • AskMayoExpert: An online resource that offers care guidelines, treatment recommendations and educational materials for a wide variety of medical conditions.
  • eConsults: Connects Beacon physicians with Mayo Clinic experts electronically when Beacon physicians want additional input regarding a patient’s care.
  • eTumor Boards: Live teleconferences allow Beacon physicians to participate in and discuss how to best manage complex cancer cases with teams of Mayo Clinic specialists.

Yes. Patient privacy is a top priority. Anything shared with Mayo Clinic related to patient care is sent through a secure electronic connection and remains confidential.

No, you will continue to see your Beacon doctor.

Your doctors use eConsults to get input from Mayo Clinic specialists when they believe it would be helpful. If you have questions about your care, please talk with your doctor.

You may still need to travel for specialty care that isn’t available in your area. But, by sharing medical expertise through the Mayo Clinic Care Network, the goal of your provider and Mayo Clinic is that you will stay closer to home for your care whenever possible.

No. Members of Mayo Clinic Care Network are independent and locally owned and operated. The purpose of the network is to connect members with Mayo Clinic so that members can provide the best possible care when and where patients need it.