(Menasha, Wis.) — Affinity Health System and Ministry Health Care are pleased to welcome Carol Veltus, DNP, APNP, FNP-BC, to Affinity Medical Group’s endocrinology department. Veltus sees patients at 1550 Midway Place in Menasha.
A board-certified family practice nurse practitioner, Veltus provides medical care and self-management training to patients of all ages who suffer from diabetes and other endocrine disorders. She has a special interest in managing the symptoms and complications of diabetes through a comprehensive, individualized approach to care. Veltus strives to provide excellent care by establishing strong relationships with her patients and their families and empowering them in their healthcare decisions.
Veltus received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. She also earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the same university.
"I believe in encouraging my patients to reach their highest potential for health," said Veltus.
When not in the office, Veltus enjoys traveling, biking and spending time with her family.
For more information or to make an appointment, please call 920.727.8030.
About Ministry Health Care
Ministry Health Care (ministryhealth.org) which includes Affinity Health System, is an integrated healthcare delivery network serving more than 1.1 million people across Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota. Ministry generates nearly $2.2 billion in annual operating revenue with 15 hospitals, 46 clinics and 10,000 associates, including 700 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. In 2013, Ministry Health Care joined Ascension, the largest Catholic and not-for-profit healthcare system in the nation. In that same year, Ministry became part of Integrated Health Network (IHN), which represents more than 5,000 physicians, 500 clinics and 42 hospitals in northern, central and eastern Wisconsin. IHN was created to improve the quality, efficiency and value of healthcare services in the markets served by its members.
Ministry is ranked among the top 20 percent of healthcare systems in the country according to Truven Health Analytics, and five Ministry hospitals are ranked in the top 10 in the state in Medicare’s Hospital Value Based Purchasing (VBP) program. Network Health, co-owned by Ministry Health Care and Froedtert Health, has received 4½-star recognition by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for its Medicare Advantage plans.
Ascension (ascension.org) is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2015, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Approximately 160,000 associates and 36,000 aligned providers serve in 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia as part of Ascension’s Healthcare Division. Through its Solutions Division, Ascension subsidiaries provide a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.
About Ascension Wisconsin
Ascension Wisconsin serves millions of people across the state with 24 hospitals and hundreds of sites of care. Approximately 23,500 associates, including nearly 1,000 medical group clinicians work collaboratively to deliver compassionate, personalized care every day. As part of Ascension, the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, in fiscal year 2015, Ascension Wisconsin provided $300 million in community benefit including care of persons living in poverty.