The Division of Health Care Policy & Research (HCPR) is a multidisciplinary group whose mission is to conduct collaborative health services research in support of the practice, administrative, and educational needs of Mayo. Health services research activities are targeted toward ensuring the delivery of high quality, clinically appropriate, cost-effective health care to all segments of the population Mayo serves. The Division recognizes Mayo's commitment to patients at all levels — local, regional, national, and international — across the entire continuum of care.


Due to extensive collaboration throughout the Mayo organization, HCPR research and evaluation activities include but are not limited to:

  • Clinical Practice Analyses
  • Economic Analyses
  • Quality Measurement
  • Technology Assessment
  • Utilization Patterns of Employees and Dependents
  • Access to Care
  • Provider Organization and Management
  • Lab Medicine Research