July 12, 2013
Fort HealthCare has been named to the prestigious Most Improved list in Hospitals & Health Networks magazine's Most Wired Survey, in recognition of the accomplishments the healthcare provider has made towards implementing a comprehensive electronic medical record (EMR) system. The survey, conducted between January 15 and March 15, asked hospitals and health systems nationwide to answer questions regarding their information technology (IT) initiatives. Respondents completed 659 surveys, representing 1,713 hospitals, or roughly 30 percent of all U.S. hospitals. The number of hospitals and health systems designated as Most Wired increased to 289. Only 25 healthcare organizations, including Fort HealthCare, were designated as Most Improved.
July 8, 2013
Fort HealthCare will introduce the new Railyard Obstacle Course at the Jefferson County Fair. This mobile playground will be available on Wednesday, July 10 through Saturday, July 13 at 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., 2 - 4 p.m. and 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Fort HealthCare staff will be presenting demonstrations at these designated times, and children are encouraged to try this new fitness equipment.
June 26, 2013
Beth Schmitz, RN, Joint Care Coordinator for the Fort HealthCare Center for Joint Replacement, is hosting a free seminar about the main causes of joint pain, including arthritis, overall joint health, and joint replacement surgery. The seminar is scheduled for Tuesday, July 2, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Fort HealthCare Orthopaedic Associates clinic, located at 1504 Madison Avenue in Fort Atkinson.
June 20, 2013
Saving the World One Tooth at a Time is the unofficial motto of the Community Dental Clinic . While clinic staff does not intend to save the world with good dental care, they have been changing lives in south central Wisconsin. Located in Fort Atkinson, the clinic provides discounted dental services to the people of Jefferson County with limited or no dental insurance. In addition, the health professionals, staff, and volunteers educate patients about the importance of oral hygiene to prevent future problems.
June 17, 2013
Fort HealthCare is pleased to announce that the organization has once again been named a Top 100 Workplace by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The honor was announced in a special Top 100 Workplaces section of the newspaper. The section profiles high-performing companies, including Fort HealthCare, which has made the list since 2010.
June 11, 2013
Fort HealthCare recently provided a total of $10,400 in scholarship money to ten area residents. Fort HealthCare believes that investing in students who have shown academic leadership or community involvement will result in future leaders able to make their communities healthier places.
June 7, 2013
Beth Schmitz, RN, Joint Care Coordinator for the Fort HealthCare Center for Joint Replacement, is hosting a number of free seminars about joint health throughout the county during the month of June.
June 7, 2013
Over 100 clients and representatives from Fort Atkinson-based Nasco, an international supplier of educational and agricultural supplies, attended a half-day symposium at Fort Memorial Hospital. Held on June 4, the event allowed Fort HealthCare staff to demonstrate how they use Nasco products to improve staff training and skills, and therefore, the quality of healthcare in the community.
June 5, 2013
Each year, Fort HealthCare authorizes a comprehensive survey to assess the general public's individual healthcare status and health-related behaviors. Survey results guide the organization in identifying the need for new and improved services, addressing individual health conditions more effectively and in assessing the overall health of the communities it serves. This year’s survey will again be a door-to-door canvass and occur throughout the Fort HealthCare service area including Jefferson County, Cambridge and Whitewater. The survey process begins during the week of June 10 and will continue until 400 surveys are completed.
May 23, 2013
The newly constructed Fort Healthcare Integrated Family Care clinic will be hosting an open house event for the public on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. The clinic is located at 1520 Madison Avenue in Fort Atkinson.