Dr. Stephen Marquis named one of nation's best
Consumers' Research Council of America releases '07 Guide to America's Top Pediatricians
03 / 27 / 2007
Maria Nelson, Media Relations
Affinity Health System
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MENASHA, Wis. – Dr. Stephen Marquis, an Affinity Medical Group pediatrician at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton, has been listed in the 2007 “Guide to America’s Top Pediatricians,” published by the Consumers’ Research Council of America.
The Consumers’ Research Council of America is an independent research company in Washington, D.C., that evaluates professional services throughout America. The selection process is based on a point value system that awards points for education, years in practice, affiliations with professional associations and board certifications.
Marquis provides comprehensive pediatric care for newborns, children and adolescents, and he has a special interest in developmental pediatrics and infectious diseases. He received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston and served his residency at Boston Floating Hospital for Infants and Children. He is board-certified in pediatrics.
The Consumers’ Research Council of America accepts no fees, sponsorships, donations or advertising from physicians, medical treatment facilities or hospitals to ensure an unbiased selection. For more information regarding the organization or the “Guide to America’s Top Surgeons,” visit www.consumersresearchcncl.org.
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.