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University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Mayo Clinic Health System enter student health services agreement

LA CROSSE, Wis. ― Beginning this fall, the Scholar Well being Heart on the College of Wisconsin-La Crosse will look a bit totally different. A brand new well being companies settlement between Mayo Clinic Well being System in La Crosse and College of Wisconsin-La Crosse will carry Mayo Clinic care on to college students.

The settlement, signed Wednesday, July 20, on the College of Wisconsin-La Crosse, enhances pupil well being companies, with on-campus entry to Mayo Clinic companies and experience.

“Comfort and entry to high-quality well being care companies are important for college students to optimize their well-being and assist them return to their each day actions as quickly as potential after searching for care,” says Paul Mueller, M.D., regional vp for Mayo Clinic Well being System in Southwest Wisconsin. “Mayo Clinic Well being System will present on-campus major care companies and seamless referrals to specialists if care is required exterior the scope of the Scholar Well being Heart.”

Mayo Clinic Well being System has supplied well being companies to College of Wisconsin-La Crosse on an interim foundation since November 2021. Beneath the settlement, acquainted Mayo Clinic Well being System and College of Wisconsin-La Crosse employees members will proceed to offer care on the Scholar Well being Heart.

“This partnership between UWL (College of Wisconsin-La Crosse) and Mayo Clinic Well being System ensures that our college students will proceed to obtain accessible, high-quality well being care proper right here on campus,” says Joe Gow, Ph.D., chancellor of College of Wisconsin-La Crosse. “We’re lucky to have such an unbelievable well being care supplier in our neighborhood, and we’re thrilled that our college students could have elevated entry to Mayo’s excellent employees, companies and expertise.”

Dr. Mueller provides that this settlement brings peace of thoughts to oldsters whose pupil could also be navigating their very own well being take care of the primary time.

“When your pupil is at a college and desires care, it’s comforting to know they’re receiving care from one of many high well being care organizations on the earth,” says Dr. Mueller.

Mayo Clinic Well being System and College of Wisconsin-La Crosse anticipate the settlement will strengthen their collaborative relationship as they continue to be invested within the Coulee area. Each organizations are dedicated to addressing instructional and affected person wants inside the neighborhood.

“At College of Wisconsin-La Crosse, we take nice satisfaction in not solely our college students’ educational accomplishments, however of their well being and bodily well-being, too,” provides Dr. Gow. “That is why our college motto interprets to ‘thoughts and physique.’ Mayo Clinic Well being System shares this imaginative and prescient of holistic care, and we stay up for working with them to advance our objectives on campus and locally.”

“Outdoors of direct affected person care, Mayo Clinic Well being System and College of Wisconsin-La Crosse have collaborated on many ranges for a number of years,” says Dr. Mueller. “This collaboration contains joint neighborhood occasions and boards, instructional alternatives, a analysis settlement, and sports activities medication and athletic coaching companies. Additionally, many Mayo Clinic employees and leaders are graduates of the college, and proceed to serve, volunteer and assist the college.”

The Scholar Well being Heart will proceed to offer well being companies to Western Technical Faculty college students. Additionally, Mayo Clinic Well being System shares an identical settlement with Viterbo College, offering well being companies and medical directorship to college students.

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About Mayo Clinic Well being System

Mayo Clinic Well being System consists of clinics, hospitals and different amenities that serve the well being care wants of individuals in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The community-based suppliers, paired with the assets and experience of Mayo Clinic, allow sufferers within the area to obtain the highest-quality bodily and digital well being care near house.

About Mayo Clinic Well being System in La Crosse

Mayo Clinic Well being System in La Crosse was the one well being care facility in Southwest Wisconsin in 2021 that acquired the Facilities for Medicare & Medicaid’s 5-Star High quality Ranking and Leapfrog Grade A for Security, and was named in Healthgrades America’s “250 Finest Hospitals” and Newsweek’s “Finest Hospitals within the U.S.”

Media contact:

  • Brad Quarberg, College of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Information and Advertising and marketing Director, 608-785-8572, [email protected]

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