Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Record quarterly revenues that exceeded $4.7 billion led to a very strong financial performance by Mayo Clinic in the first three months of this year.

A required financial regulatory filing shows Mayo Clinic's revenues increased by more than $430 million when compared to the first quarter of last year, while expenses were only up about $250 million at about $4.37 billion.

Its largest expense, salaries and benefits, grew from $2.435 billion to just under $2.57 billion year-to-year.

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Mayo Clinic's income from current activities, which is considered the best measure of the Rochester-based healthcare giant’s financial performance, totaled more than $340 million for the January through March time span. The total from the first quarter of last year was about $159 million.

Kim David/TSM
Kim David/TSM

A strong performance by Mayo Clinic's investments helped boost the bottom line. The regulatory filing shows its net return on unallocated investments shot up from $168 million last year to around $433 million in the first quarter this year.

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Mayo also reported a very healthy increase in its cash flow from operating activities. It rose from $259 million through the first three months of last year to just under $500 million this year.

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Kim David/TSM

The unaudited report was filed with the online Electronic Municipal Market Access site, a service of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board. The report is required because of municipal bonds sold by Mayo to finance various economic development projects.

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