St. Elizabeth Hospital Foundation announces new board member
01 / 25 / 2011
Maria Nelson, Media Relations
Affinity Health System
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APPLETON, Wis. – The St. Elizabeth Hospital Foundation has added Terri Trantow to its board of directors.
Trantow is the president of Johnson Bank-Fox Cities market and is manager of the region wealth management team. Trantow has been in the financial services industry for 34 years, building a foundation of knowledge and experience in private banking, wealth management, lending, human resources, management and training. She is a member of the Downtown Appleton Noon Rotary, vice president of the board at the Trout Museum of Art, a member of the Service League of Green Bay and is on the president’s advisory council at St. Norbert College in De Pere.
Trantow earned her master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and her bachelor’s degree from St. Norbert College. She earned her medical technologist degree from St. Vincent Hospital School of Medical Technology.
The St. Elizabeth Hospital Foundation board of directors oversees fundraising and fund distribution for the foundation, which is a member of Affinity Health System, serving Calumet Medical Center, St. Elizabeth Hospital and Affinity Medical Group clinics in the Fox Valley region.
The mission of the St. Elizabeth Hospital Foundation is to live out the healing ministry of Christ with a special emphasis on those in need, by generating, stewarding and distributing funds to enhance the quality of Affinity Health System's services and programs, and other community health care initiatives.
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.