MayoClinic.com Releases New Design

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Mayo Clinic recently launched a newly redesigned version of its consumer health information site, MayoClinic.com. The updated site has many new features and functions to enhance the user's experience.

Mayo Clinic's core value that the needs of the patient come first is reflected in our commitment to meet the needs of our users in this site redesign

Mayo Clinic recently launched a newly redesigned version of its consumer health information site, MayoClinic.com. The updated site has many new features and functions to enhance the user's experience.

"Mayo Clinic's core value that the needs of the patient come first is reflected in our commitment to meet the needs of our users in this site redesign," says Roger Harms, M.D., medical editor-in-chief of MayoClinic.com. "For more than a hundred years, millions of people from all walks of life have found answers at Mayo Clinic. These enhancements will allow us to provide useful information and tools to individuals looking for answers to their health questions."

MayoClinic.com's new information architecture aggregates rich, contextually relevant health information and offers more tools that make it even easier for consumers to make better health care decisions.

MayoClinic.com has expanded and updated these site selections:

  • Symptom Checker
  • Symptoms, Tests and Procedures libraries
  • A-Z indexes for easy access
  • Multimedia
  • What's New
  • Resources

A team of physicians, nutritionists, researchers and Web professionals work side by side to ensure the accuracy, relevance and usefulness of this site's information and tools. "This redesign is another step in our efforts to deliver cutting-edge functions and features and provide tools to help people lead healthier lives," says Dr. Harms.

About MayoClinic.com
Since 1904, millions of people from all walks of life have found answers at Mayo Clinic. Now, when people need answers they can trust, they also can visit MayoClinic.com. Launched in 1995 and visited more than 15 million times a month, this award-winning Web site offers health information to help users assess symptoms, understand their diagnosis and manage their health. Produced by a team of Mayo Clinic experts, MayoClinic.com gives users access to the expertise and knowledge of the more than 3,300 physicians and scientists of Mayo Clinic. The Web site offers more ways to get information -- search by symptom, procedure, disease or condition, with convenient tabs on every page for quick links to comprehensive resources about specific health conditions. Backed by the expertise of Mayo Clinic, MayoClinic.com provides the peace of mind that results from knowing its medical information comes from some of the world's leading experts. Users can sign up for a free weekly e-newsletter, "Housecall," which includes the latest health information from Mayo Clinic. For more information, visit http://www.MayoClinic.com.

To obtain the latest news releases from Mayo Clinic, go to http://www.mayoclinic.org/news. MayoClinic.com (http://www.mayoclinic.com) is available as a resource for your health stories.

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