SlicerDicer Overview

Accessing data to provide improved care for patients

Having access to data related to the care of patients is a critical component to ensuring the patients we care for will be the healthiest in the nation.

 SlicerDicer is a self-serve reporting tool within Epic that provides users with powerful, intuitive, and customizable data exploration abilities for clinical, access, and revenue subject areas.

 Using this tool will allow you to see trends volumes and pull patient populations based on specific criteria like place of service, diagnosis, surgical procedure, and many other criteria. This tool could allow providers, clinicians, operational leaders, and staff to inform decision-making and improve care.

 This course is hands-on, and you will learn the following:

  • How to navigate to the tool in Epic
  • About the Data models available
  • The key components (cards) and toolbars associated with SlicerDicer
  • How to navigate within a data model
  • How to query data within a data model
  • How to save and share a query

 Registration for this course is required in Children's Wisconsin's Workday system.

There are three prerequisites required for registration. These courses are also available in Children's Workday.

  • Epic: Introduction to SlicerDicer for Revenue Applications
  • Epic: Rev152 Saving and Sharing SicerDicer Sessions and
  • Epic: REV153 SlicerDicer Visualization


Target Audience

  • Physicians 
  • Nurses 
  • Physician Assistants 
  • Nurse Practitioners 
  • Pharmacists 
  • Psychologists 
  • Operational leaders
  • Operational staff

Learning Objectives

Participants who engage in this learning intervention will be able to:

  • Identify and understand the system-wide tools available to query data.
  • Utilize the tool to query specific criteria, for example, patient populations, that impact their work.
  • Validate that data they have queried.


Additional information


Beth Berger
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 266-2143
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 2.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Course agenda, introductions and what are your learning goals for the day?
10 minutes

Understanding the basics related to SlicerDicer use
10 minutes

Data model description and discussion
10 minutes

Customized use case #1 - use cases are customized depending on who is attending. For example, if there are hospitalist providers in the course, the scenarios will cover what they might need to see when working with patients. This first scenario also includes basic navigation tips and explanations.
20 minutes

Customized use case #2
10 minutes


Customized use case #3
10 minutes

Dive into dashboards
15 minutes


Formal course wrap-up and questions
5 minutes


At the elbow learning time - optional individual questions and hands on time.
30 minutes
Children's Wisconsin
United States

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Abby Dexter
Director, Enterprise Data and Analytics

Kristyn Maletta
Sr. Project Manager of Analytics

Beth Berger
Sr. Project Manager of Analytics

Matthew Gray, MD, CMIO

Christopher Spahr, MD
Activity Director

ACCME Accreditation Statement: 

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

AMA Credit Designation Statement: 

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 2 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 2.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.


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