The Mayo Clinic Care Network is a collaboration between Mayo Clinic and other high quality health care organizations. Through this network, your healthcare team at home has easy access to Mayo Clinic knowledge and expertise.
As part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, your health care providers at American Hospital can consult with Mayo Clinic specialists using digital technology. This allows consultant doctors to connect to review complex cases and provide additional helpful input.
Mayo Clinic Care Network members have access to electronic tools that enable their medical professionals to collaborate with Mayo Clinic:
No, That is not neccessary. Your American Hospital physician will share your assessment findings and test results (your medical record) with Mayo specialists through a secured electronic system. Only those records and information neccessary for the eConsult will be shared and only after obtaining your permission to share this information.
Yes. Patient privacy is a priority, and we have safeguards in place to protect your health information. Anything shared with Mayo Clinic related to patient care is sent through a secure electronic connection and remains confidential.
Mayo Clinic doctors don’t schedule appointments with patients through the Mayo Clinic Care Network. The network serves to connect your American Hospital healthcare team and the specialists at Mayo Clinic. As they work together, you’ll benefit from access to the latest medical expertise close to home.
Your American Hospital healthcare providers use eConsults to obtain input from Mayo Clinic specialists when they believe it would be helpful. If you have questions about your care, talk with your American Hospital physician.
Yes. Your healthcare providers will continue to care for you personally. You’ll benefit as American Hospital physicians have quick access to the latest Mayo-vetted medical expertise, and are able to consult directly with Mayo Clinic specialists for input on complex cases.
There is no obligation for referrals to Mayo Clinic. The primary goal of American Hospital and Mayo Clinic, through the Mayo Clinic Care Network, is to help more patients gain the benefits of Mayo Clinic knowledge close to home, minimising the need travel outside the region for specialty care.
Mayo Clinic shares the breadth and depth of its specialty expertise to members through the Care Network.
No. American Hospital Dubai pays for the clinically based services it uses from Mayo Clinic. There is no additional cost to the patient.
You may still need to travel for specialty care, should your American Hospital team determine it neccessary. However, by sharing medical expertise through the Mayo Clinic Care Network, the goal of your American Hospital physician and Mayo Clinic is that you will remain close to home for your care whenever possible.
No. Members of Mayo Clinic Care Network are independent and locally owned and controlled. The purpose of the network is to connect members with Mayo Clinic so that they can work together to provide the best possible care when and where patients need it.