Three Affinity Health System entities honored with a 2009 Morehead Apex Workplace of Distinction award
Affinity entities recognized for reaching and sustaining the 90th percentile on 2009 employee surveys
05 / 14 / 2010
Maria Nelson, Media Relations
Affinity Health System
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MENASHA, Wis. - Network Health Plan, Mercy Medical Center and Affinity Corporate were presented the 2009 Morehead Apex Workplace of Distinction award by Morehead Associates.
The Morehead Apex Workplace of Distinction is awarded annually to clients who have reached and sustained the 90th percentile on their employee surveys. These successful health care organizations are recognized for their knowledge that one of the most valuable resources for providing safe, superior care is the commitment and engagement of their employees and physicians.
“We are proud to be recognized as a Workplace of Distinction,“ said Daniel E. Neufelder, president and CEO, Affinity Health System. “At Affinity, we are working hard to create a great place to work for all our employees. I am proud of our employees and physicians who strive to provide personalized care each day to our community. This award reinforces that our team and processes are working effectively.”
Each year, Morehead awards the health care industry’s top achievers by objectively identifying the highest performers and acknowledging their contributions to health care. These award winners share a dedication to providing a rewarding, professional environment for their employees and physicians.
Morehead delivers human capital surveys, metrics and solutions that enable leaders to:
- Target and focus human capital initiatives
- Prioritize systemic change
- Inform work unit interventions
- Align employees with business strategies
Morehead’s client list of health care providers includes 40 percent of U.S. News and World Report’s “100 Best Hospitals,” 42 percent of U.S. News and World Report’s Honor Roll Hospitals, 40 percent of Child Health Corporation of America (CHCA) members, 20 percent of the institutions designated as ANCC’s Magnet Nursing facilities and 25 percent of University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) members, as well as financial institutions, government agencies, universities, service providers and manufacturers. For more information, visit www.moreheadassociates.com.
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.