Destination Medical Center (DMC)

Securing the future of Minnesota's global health care economy

Destination Medical Center (DMC) is an innovative economic development initiative to secure Mayo medical institution's and Minnesota's status as a global medical destination. DMC is the culmination of a three-year study by Mayo medical institution to chart its future business strategy in an increasingly competitive global business environment.

DMC objectives

DMC is an unprecedented partnership between the state, local jurisdictions, Mayo medical institution and community organizations. It has these objectives:

  • Secure Mayo medical institution, Rochester and Minnesota's status as a global destination for health care
  • Leverage Mayo medical institution's economic impact to increase jobs, tax base, and business and economic growth throughout the state of Minnesota
  • Create the optimal experience for patients, visitors and community residents

Mayo medical institution: Critical part of Minnesota's economy

  • Employs 40,600 Minnesotans; 33,400 employed in Rochester
  • $9.8 billion economic impact with $1.5 billion annual tax revenue — 4 percent of Minnesota's GDP