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St. Luke’s Medical Center in the Philippines joins the Mayo Clinic Care Network
“Our membership in the Mayo Clinic Care Network brings us closer to realizing our vision of becoming an internationally recognized academic medical center,” says Edgardo R. Cortez, M.D., president and CEO, St. Luke’s Medical Center. “The services that we offer our patients, especially those with complex conditions, will be further enhanced to produce good clinical outcomes. All of these come at no additional cost to our patients.”
As a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, St. Luke’s will work with Mayo to share medical knowledge and clinical expertise. Local physicians will have access to information and services, including:
St. Luke’s providers also can access Mayo’s extensive library of patient education materials and view archived Mayo Clinic grand rounds presentations that feature Mayo physicians and scientists.
With this collaboration, St. Luke’s reaffirms its leadership role in Philippine health care with the ultimate goal of providing the highest level of care for its patients.
St. Luke’s and other network members undergo a rigorous evaluation before joining the network. Members remain independent, but share Mayo’s commitment to improve the quality and delivery of health care. Launched in 2011, the network has more than 40 member organizations in the U.S., Mexico, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates.
About St. Luke’s Medical Center
St. Luke's Medical Center is recognized as one of the leading and most respected health care institution in the Philippines. Its two facilities in Quezon City and in Taguig City, Philippines, are at par with the most advanced hospitals around the world. For more information, visit stlukesmedicalcenter.com.ph
About Mayo Clinic
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Mayo Clinic/ Mayo Clinic Care Network?
Mayo Clinic is one of the most reputable healthcare organizations in the U.S. and abroad and ranked # 1 in more specialties by the latest U.S. News and World Report. It is the first and largest integrated, not-for-profit group practice in the world. Mayo have teams of specialists that are comprised of more than 4,000 physicians and scientists and nearly 60,000 allied health staff.
Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Rochester, Minn.; Scottsdale and Phoenix, Ariz.; and Jacksonville, Fla., as well as a wholly owned community health system.
Mayo Clinic Care Network
Launched in 2011, the network consists of like-minded healthcare institutions with the same philosophies of adherence to quality/excellence and wholistic patient care . The primary goal of the network is to help patients and doctors gain the benefits of Mayo Clinic expertise without necessarily having to travel to a Mayo Clinic facility. Mayo achieves this goal by developing closer relationships with community medical providers through formal collaboration and tools and services that promote information sharing and consultation.
As a Member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, St. Luke's went through a stringent selection process that included evaluations on clinical excellence, patient care and quality.
Will there be change in St. Luke's Organization or Policies?
No. St. Luke's will remain an independent organization . Nothing will change with St. Luke's in terms of management, organization, plans and programs, etc. The relationship is one of collaboration where St. Luke's doctors can interact through subscribed to services that Mayo Clinic offers to member organizations focused on patient care and diagnosis.
St. Luke's has collaborated with Mayo Clinic to further strengthen its medical services. Ultimately, it is the Filipino patient and the Philippine Healthcare which will benefit from this relationship.
What are the services that can benefit the Filipino Patient?
Your St. Luke's doctor’s expertise can be augmented by the expertise of a Mayo specialist using the following tools, among others that is provided by the network:
Can I directly consult with a Mayo Clinic doctor regarding my medical condition?
The St. Luke's doctor is your link to the services under the Mayo Clinic Care Network. If you wish to avail of their services, kindly consult with your St. Luke's physician. Your physician will then determine if a consult is needed and if so, take the necessary steps to make full use of the tools which the Network provides.
Why is St. Luke's doing this? Are there other Philippine Hospitals making similar moves?
We are not privy to the directions of other hospitals but for St. Luke's, we state in our mission that “the needs of our patients come first,” and this fundamental philosophy is what drives us to look for different ways to make our world class services even better.
And now, through membership in this network, we have access to the knowledge and expertise of Mayo Clinic, a world leader in medical care, research and education.
Will there be extra charges to a patient?
St. Luke's will pay for the clinically based services they use from Mayo Clinic. There is no additional cost to the patient.
What are the advantages of this collaboration with Mayo Clinic?
We gain extra capacity and knowledge to better serve our patients. In this relationship, we:
For Inquiries, Please Call:
St. Luke's - Global City +632 7897700 ext. 1003 / 1086
St. Luke's - Quezon City +632 7263911
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