The Jefferson County Health Center Auxiliary supports the needs of the hospital, the comfort of the patients and their families, and to give scholarships to individuals pursuing a health related career.
We bring the specialists to you! No need to travel to Burlington, Ottuwma or Iowa City to see a Specialist. Many of them see local patients in our Specialty Clinic located on the Jefferson County Health Center campus.
On Aug. 2, the Medical Arts Clinic P.C. and Fairfield Clinic P.C. merged in name and joined together as one clinic called JCHC Clinics.
In September, the entire health center converted to a new electronic health record called EPIC. The health center and clinics are now able to share the same medical records for patients. These records are also part of the same system used by the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
A physical merger in the clinic, in the way of a remodel, is currently under construction. A common registration desk and waiting room is nearing completion. Although the staff is already working together as a team, this will physically unite the clinic. The most common theme that Ryan Ford, director of clinics, hears from the staff is that they are amazed that they are more alike than they are different. Patients are able to see the same providers that were in their clinic as before. The difference is the clinics now have 19 provider