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Blog Posts in 2017

  • An "Epic" Scale: Marshall Upgrades Patient Medical Records System

    Nov. 2, 2017 — Marshall Medical Center has big expectations for its new electronic medical records (EMR) system. Implemented on Nov. 1, the Epic® program comes with the potential to match its name. Marshall previously used separate systems to house inpatient and outpatient records. By combining the two, the $15 million investment – a partnership with UC Davis Health nearly two ...

  • Senior Center to host free wellness and prevention fair

    Marshall Medical is partnering with the El Dorado Hills Community Services District to sponsor a free fall prevention day and mini-health fair for area seniors from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 31 at the Gilmore Senior Center. In addition to presentations by Marshall physicians and other health professionals, who will cover topics not limited to but including balance and strength information, ...

  • Marshall earns National honors for quality care

    Marshall Hospital’s ability to produce quality patient outcomes equates to high praise from independent agencies. Each year, Healthgrades evaluates performance for the 34 most common inpatient procedures/conditions at nearly 4,500 health care facilities nationwide. In the 2018 honors, Marshall received 5-star honors for quality care in five clinical areas: Treatment of Appendectomy Treatment ...

  • Marshall Earns National Honors for Quality Care

    Oct. 17, 2017 — Marshall Hospital’s ability to produce quality patient outcomes equates to high praise from independent agencies. Each year, Healthgrades® evaluates performance for the 34 most common inpatient procedures/conditions at nearly 4,500 health care facilities nationwide. In the 2018 honors released today, Marshall received 5-star honors for quality care in five clinical ...

  • Fall Prevention Class: A Cure for a Common Hazard

    Oct. 3, 2017 — A senior citizen is treated in a hospital emergency department for a fall every 11 seconds, according to the National Council on Aging (NCOA). Falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause of non-fatal trauma hospital admissions among older adults, according the NCOA. To help avoid this common hazard, Marshall Medical Center’s annual Fall ...

  • Marshall Adds Three Physicians to Family Practice Clinics

    A busy year turned especially active for Marshall Medical Center, when the El Dorado County healthcare provider added three doctors to its family practice clinics. Steven Mills, MD, joined Marshall Family Medicine of El Dorado Hills as an experienced physician with a traditional and integrative approach. He arrives from MACT Medical Center in Jackson, where he served as both practitioner and ...

  • Marshall Adds Three Physicians to Family Practice Clinics

    Sept. 8, 2017 — A busy year turned especially active for Marshall Medical Center this week, when the El Dorado County healthcare provider added three doctors to its family practice clinics. Steven Mills, MD, joins Marshall Family Medicine of El Dorado Hills as an experienced physician with a traditional and integrative approach. He arrives from MACT Medical Center in Jackson, where he served ...

  • Marshall Hospital's CFO Honored as One of Region's Best Financial Stewards

    Marshall Chief Financial Officer Laurie Eldridge was among the 12 local CFOs honored at the Sacramento Business Journal’s Annual CFO Awards banquet earlier this month. Eldridge won in theMedium Company/Healthcare category. An El Dorado County resident since 1980, Eldridge replaced current Marshall CEO James Whipple as CFO in 2003. She joined Marshall in 1990 and has held a number of ...

  • A Big-Picture Approach Greets Marshall's First Psychiatrist

    Aug. 7, 2017 — A clinician born and raised in Sacramento County, Jeremy Ernst, DO, is the first full-time psychiatrist in Marshall Medical Center’s 58-year history. Asked what makes his work rewarding, Dr. Ernst mentioned law enforcement. “The element of detective work helps make it worthwhile,” Dr. Ernst said. “You can’t just prescribe drugs. I enjoy treating ...

  • Marshall CFO Honored as One of Region's Best Financial Stewards

    July 31, 2017 —Marshall Chief Financial Officer Laurie Eldridge was among the 12 local CFOs honored at the Sacramento Business Journal’s Annual CFO Awards banquet earlier this month. Eldridge won in the category “Medium Company/Healthcare.” An El Dorado County resident since 1980, Eldridge replaced current Marshall CEO James Whipple as CFO in 2003. She joined Marshall in ...

  • CFO of the Year honoree: Laurie Eldridge, Marshall Medical Center

    CFO of the Year honoree: Laurie Eldridge, Marshall Medical Center - Read the article in the Sacramento Business Journal

  • Marshall Medical Staffs up as Large-Scale Retirement Looms

    Marshall Medical Staffs up as Large-Scale Retirement Looms - Read the article in the Sacramento Business Journal

  • A Path for Podiatry: Marshall Welcomes New Physician, Specialty

    June 30, 2017 — Dr. Harprit Bajwa, DPM, joins Marshall Medical Center to establish Marshall Podiatry. The clinic will be located at 3501 Palmer Drive, Suite 201 in Cameron Park. “My goal is to become a respected, active and contributing member of the Marshall community and to become a well-known practitioner among my fellow medical peers,” she said. Dr. Bajwa is board certified ...

  • Exhibit Transforms Marshall Community Health Library into World That Inspired Harry Potter Series

    June 28, 2017 — J. K. Rowling based her Harry Potter books on Renaissance traditions that contributed to the development of Western science. From July 10 to August 3, 2017, the Marshall Community Health Library presents a tour through these magical realms through a traveling exhibition displaying historical items and guest speakers. The event will be held at the Marshall Community Health ...

  • Marshall Earns National Honors for Stroke Treatment

    June 6, 2017 — Marshall Hospital protocols suggest the deadline to give a stroke patient potentially life-saving treatment after they enter the emergency department is 60 minutes. This ability to properly assess, diagnose and save stroke victims from debilitating injury or death has earned Marshall its latest honor. For the second straight year, the American Heart Association awarded ...

  • National Women's Health Week: Marshall Ob/gyn Answers the Call

    May 9, 2017 —Robert Carter, MD, takes great pride in his job’s primary function. “I have a passion to deliver health care, and my main focus is women’s health,” he said. “We pride ourselves in delivering compassionate care.” One of seven women’s health practitioners at Marshall OB/GYN, Dr. Carter stands as an example of dedication to women’s ...

  • Can You Hear Me Now? May Is Better Hearing Month

    May 9, 2017 — Do you find it difficult to follow a conversation in a noisy room? Do you find yourself asking people to speak up or repeat themselves? Do you often turn up the volume on the TV? Does your family complain about your hearing? You’re not alone. The average person waits seven years to address their hearing issues. Because hearing loss is a gradual process, many people learn ...

  • National Nurses Week: Marshall Honors Its Service-Minded Caregivers

    May 9, 2017 — Some people spend years searching for a meaningful professional career. Kathy Krejci, RN, knew her calling early on. In junior high school, Marshall's Chief Nursing Officer knew she wanted to be a nurse. Krejci took a medical occupations class her sophomore year of high school. She graduated high school in three years then worked as a nurse's aid at St. Jude Hospital in ...

  • Marshall Hosts Free Class for Expecting Parents

    May 4, 2017 — New parents have questions. Marshall Medical Center’s Community Health Education Department has answers. Pregnant women and their partners are welcome to join our next All About Having a Baby class beginning May 4. The eight-week series will run each Thursday through June 15 at 681 Main St. in Placerville, in the Apple Pear Room located in the second floor. Each session ...

  • Marshall Outpatient Therapy Committed to Women's Health Awareness

    May 1, 2017 — One dedicated Marshall Medical Center physical therapist feels at home in what some would call “uncomfortable territory.” Physical Therapist Stephanie Wiegand, PT, DPT, serves as the expert on pelvic health for Marshall Outpatient Rehabilitation services. Her patient base includes many women who’ve suffered for years with issues most often kept under wraps. ...

  • Marshall Pediatrics Explains Autism Awareness, Advances

    April 21, 2017 — Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects 1 in 68 children nationwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Yet it remains both common and misunderstood. April is Autism Awareness Month, a time to increase our understanding of a complicated medical issue. Recent years have seen gains in how clinicians treat ASD. As that happens, Elizabeth Peterson, MD, ...

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