As Minnesota and the nation implement the Affordable Care Act, the Mayo Clinic’s proposal to make Rochester a “destination medical center” is most timely. The proposal has received broad endorsements from Gov. Mark Dayton and members of the Legislature. Serving on Mayo’s board of trustees this past year, I gained a deeper appreciation of its importance, not just to Minnesota but as a role model for improving the nation’s health.
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