Essentia Health & Kahler Slater Presenting at the 2017 Wisconsin Rural Health Conference This Week

June 19, 2017

Essentia Health & Kahler Slater will be presenting at the 2017 Wisconsin Rural Health Conference this week.

Essentia Health has transformed the way they deliver health care in rural communities through:

  • Implementation of new technology such as Telehealth and WIFI dictation practices

  • Rebuilding a Lean, integrated care team workflow
  • Partnering to include specialty and cancer care; improving the patient experience

On Thursday, June 22 from 3:30-4:30 PM, discover Kahler Slater and Essentia’s collaborative transformation process by attending our presentation at the Wisconsin Rural Health Conference: Team Based Transformation: Developing a Care Provider Team Model and Designing the Ideal Space. Hear stories from Kailee Kofal, Clinic Administrator, Essentia Health, Spooner, WI and Eric Mayne, AIA, Associate Principal, Architect, Designer, Kahler Slater, Milwaukee, WI, on their lessons learned and results achieved from designing new models of care to provide greater operational efficiencies and an enhanced physician and patient experience.

“I am very fortunate to be able to tell our story and share our insights on this platform. Several market forces drove the need for change and resulted in creating a new facility for a new operational model that provides high quality, cost effective, integrated health care,” said Kailee Kofal, MBA, Clinic Administrator, Essentia Health, Spooner Clinic

The presentation is chock full of business insights, planning and design solutions that will impact the way we think about the best ways to provide access to efficient ambulatory care in rural settings.

Attending the conference?
Experience this new model of care for yourself by visiting Kahler Slater’s Virtual Reality Booth #19 at the Networking Reception.

Contact Kelly Christiansen at or 414-290-3771.