Allina Health has been selected as Springfield's new health care provider
Springfield Names Nationally Recognized Health Care System to Serve Patients in the Region SPRINGFIELD (December 12, 2019) — The City of Springfield announced today that Allina Health has been selected as its new health care provider to continue serving patients in the region with comprehensive services that are fully integrated with a nationally recognized health care system. “As city leaders, it was our obligation to identify a long-term partner that we know will provide high-quality care for the people of Springfield well into the future, and we are pleased we didn’t need to look very far,” said Joe Stremcha, City Manager. “Allina Health and New Ulm Medical Center have been integral to health care in our area for decades, and we believe the decision to partner with Allina Health will help our residents to receive comprehensive services that are connected to New Ulm Medical Center.” Under the agreement, Allina Health will assume operations of the Mayo Clinic Health System located at 625 N. Jackson Ave. when they vacate the site in March. Services provided will include primary care, specialty care consultations, telehealth/virtual visits, medical imaging, lab, and rehabilitation services. Allina Health will also expand its partnership with St John’s Lutheran Home to provide care for residents, and will engage the community to explore new partnerships for health improvement and Emergency Medical Services support. “Allina Health is excited and honored to be joining the Springfield community,” said Toby Freier, president, New Ulm Medical Center, Allina Health. “Many Springfield residents have received care and service from New Ulm Medical Center, Minneapolis Heart Institute and Allina Health for years, so this opportunity is a comfortable fit for all of us.