Fairview is one of the big three among provider groups, meaning hospitals and clinics, along with Allina and the Mayo Clinic. They're all moving at precisely the same moment to expand their presence within the county. In Mayo's case, it's right across the southern metro, from the Mall of America inBloomington down toNorthfield and westward into Scott and beyond…"This is a totally new concept," said John La Forgia, Mayo's chief marketing officer, standing near the kiosks and a wellness product sales display. "The point is not to see how much money we can make but to see what people need."
Star Tribune, David Peterson, 9/1/11