The Mayo Clinic has added a Virginia health care provider to its growing network of affiliated clinics and hospitals in North America.

The Virginia Hospital Center is based in Arlington Virginia and operates a 342 bed hospital serving patients in the Washington, DC area. By joining the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Virginia Hospital Center patients and staff have access to Mayo’s expertise and resources.

“We began the network because Mayo Clinic wanted to work with those who saw collaboration as the way to better meet patients’ needs. It was clear to us from the outset that the doctors, nurses and entire staff at Virginia Hospital Center are committed to providing quality, patient-centered care, and that the organization would be a great addition to the Mayo Clinic Care Network,” says David Hayes, M.D., medical director, Mayo Clinic Care Network.

The Mayo network was launched in 2011 and now has 32 member providers in 19 states, along with Puerto Rico and Mexico.

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