Affinity board of directors elects two new members
04 / 04 / 2007
Maria Nelson, Media Relations
Affinity Health System
(920) 554-0686 (pager)
MENASHA, Wis. – The Affinity Health System board of directors recently elected two members to three-year terms.
Dr. Fred Klein, Oshkosh, is a radiologist with Radiology Associates of the Fox Valley, S.C., Oshkosh. Klein is board-certified in radiology, and he is a member of the Winnebago County Medical Society, the Wisconsin State Medical Society and the American Medical Association. He earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Minnesota.
Wayne Trembly, Oshkosh, is co-owner and president of Oshkosh Coil Spring, Inc. Trembly served as president of Chamco from 1999-2000, and he has served on numerous other area boards. He is a member of the Spring Manufacturers Institute, a national trade organization, and the Chicago Association of Spring Manufacturers.
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For the Editor:
Affinity Health System, a faith-based regional health care network, is the Fox Valley’s second-largest employer, according to the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry. For the fourth consecutive year, Affinity has been named one of the nation’s top 64 health systems based on clinical performance according to Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of health care. For ten consecutive years, Affinity Health System has been named to the SDI (formerly Verispan) Integrated Health Network Top 100, an annual assessment of the 100 most highly integrated health care networks in the nation. Both St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton and Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh rank among the top 1 percent of hospitals nationwide in terms of quality and efficiency, as determined by the 2007 Premier | CareScience Select practice National Quality Award. Members of Affinity include Mercy Medical Center and Mercy Health Foundation, Oshkosh; St. Elizabeth Hospital and the St. Elizabeth Hospital Foundation, Appleton; Affinity Medical Group, a regional network of 25 family practice and specialty clinics – 22 of which are recognized as NCQA Level III medical homes, the highest level of recognition – in 14 communities; Calumet Medical Center, Chilton; and Affinity Occupational Health.