St. Elizabeth Hospital welcomes Janice M. Jackering to administration team
07 / 03 / 2013
Maria Nelson, Media Relations
Affinity Health System
(920) 554-0686 (pager)
Appleton, Wis. – St. Elizabeth Hospital welcomes Janice M. Jackering to the administration team as a service line operations director. In her new position, Jackering will be responsible for helping develop the following three key service lines: cardiovascular, cancer and neuroscience services.
The development of these services is structured to bring together a multidisciplinary approach to plan strategically, develop programs, integrate marketing plans and identify future needs to best serve patients in a high-quality, cost-effective manner. Jackering will be responsible for developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with clinical, administration and other organizational staff to ensure effective results.
Previously, Jackering served as the system strategic planning director for Ministry Health Care. She has been working for Affinity Health System since 2004.
Jackering received her Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in graphic communications and her Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in health care administration from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
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.