Items Tagged ‘Dr. Randy Linton’

August 2, 2012

Panel Discusses Upcoming Health Care Reforms

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One of the provisions of federal health reform is designed to minimize unnecessary care. It’s a conversation some doctor’s dread: how to explain to a patient in a short clinic visit why they don’t need a particular treatment they want. Dr. Randy Linton is CEO and president of Eau Claire’s Mayo Clinic Health System. He […]

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Tags: Dr. Randy Linton, federal health reform, unnecessary care, WPR

July 30, 2012

WI: Can Obamacare Take Care of ‘Joe?’

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Somewhere in Wisconsin, there’s a guy who, Dr. Brian Ewert says, represents the American medical system’s strengths – and weaknesses. The patient, given the made-up name of ‘Joe’, also exemplifies how Marshfield Clinic has cut hospital bills by $4 million, by committing to a care coordination program aiming to help patients get the acute care they […]

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Tags: American medical system, Dr. Brian Ewert, Dr. Randy Linton, Marshfield Clinic, obamacare,

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