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​2017 News

Wisconsin Hospital Cures Chaos of Nonradiology Images

June 9, 2017

A health system from Wisconsin found a cure in an application it developed to leverage its existing DICOM infrastructure to manage nonradiology images. 

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High-tech Health Grows Jobs in Marshfield

May 26, 2017

Medical providers such as Marshfield Clinic employ a wide swath of tech workers, and there’s space for all kinds and types of skills and personalities. 

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2016 News

MCHS IS Celebrates National Health IT Week 

September 26, 2016
Health information technology improves the quality of healthcare delivery, increases patient safety, decreases medical errors, and facilitates the interaction between patients and their healthcare providers. 

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Marshfield Clinic, Family Health Center Pursue PCMH Recognition Under New Standards 

June 26, 2016 

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Optimize EHRs to Engage Patients, Simplify Administrative Tasks 

June 16, 2016
EHRs can provide healthcare teams with a 360-degree view of patients in real time, which leads to patient-centered, collaborative care. 

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Information Technology Leader to Join Marshfield Clinic Health System 

April 5, 2016
Technology leader Denise Webb will join MCHS IS, Inc., as Chief Executive Office (CEO); and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) 

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Challenges With Extracting and Using Data 

March 21, 2016
What are the most common stumbling blocks for extracting data from an EHR to create usable and actionable information? 

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First Steps in Exploring EHR Interfaces 

February 9, 2016
What are the key issues practice executives need to be aware as they seek to exchange clinical information with other practices? 

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Medicine and Technology Merge, Create Jobs 

January 20, 2016
When Dr. Bradley Bekkum joined Marshfield Clinic in 1999, one reason he took the job was because the clinic had completely digitized its medical records — something virtually unheard of back then. 

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2015 News

EHRs: Supporting the Healthcare Process 

November 18, 2015
How do EHRs provide clinicians with actionable information? EHRs – when used effectively – act as team extenders by delivering relevant, evidence-based information during patient visits to alleviate pressure on providers and assist them in their work. 

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Applied Analytics in the Transition to Value-based Care 

October 13, 2015
Practices continue to look for tools to aid in their transition from volume-based to value-based care. At this year’s Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) Conference, held in Nashville, Tenn., Bradley Bekkum, medical director of Marshfield Clinical Information Services (MCIS), and Kate Konitzer, chief informatics architect of MCIS in Marshfield, Wisc. outlined their approach to using applied analytics for the transition to value-based care. 

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Beyond the Hype 

October 2, 2015
How can an EHR improve practice clinical productivity? Ensuring that providers have access to patient data (care plans, medications and test results) when, where and how they need it, streamlines staff and provider time and enables providers to tailor their approach with patients during exams. 

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2014 News

Marshfield Clinic: Demonstrating the Potential of Accountable Care 

October 6, 2014
Marshfield Clinic, a nonprofit multispecialty group practice in central Wisconsin, joined Medicare’s Shared Savings Program in 2013, following its success in Medicare’s Physician Group Practice demonstration—the program’s forerunner. 

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Marshfield Clinic Standardizes on eUnity™ Universal Viewing and Collaboration Platform for Rapi​​d, Anywhere, Anytime Access to Diagnostic Quality Medical Images 

August 28, 2014
Client Outlook Inc., an industry leader in clinical image viewing solutions, announced today that Marshfield Clinic, one of the largest multi-specialty group practices in the United States, has standardized upon the company’s eUnity™ universal viewer and collaboration platform as its default viewer serving Marshfield’s 750+ physicians located across 54 locations and over 17,000 users through their commercially available CattailsMD EHR, which has integrated the eUnity solution.