Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is a physician-led, integrated health care system. Its board of directors is composed of seven elected physicians, five community members, three physician members from Mayo Clinic Rochester and one Mayo Clinic Health System administrator. The board of directors sets the mission and vision of the organization, sets policy and directs the management to implement policy. The board reports to Mayo Clinic Health System in the northwest Wisconsin region, which reports to the Mayo board of governors and, ultimately, the Mayo board of trustees.
The organization is led by the regional vice president, who works closely with the chief medical officer. This group, along with the chair of the Practice Committee, the chief of staff of Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire and the regional chair of Administration, are the top leadership of the organization. Physician matters are dealt with by the Practice Committee and the chief medical officer. A team of vice presidents report to the senior management group. Departments are led by a team of the department physician chair, department director and the department vice president.
Regional vice president, northwest Wisconsin — Richard Helmers, M.D.
Regional chair-Administration, northwest Wisconsin — Michael Morrey