Network Health Plan announces Dr. Thomas Zoch as associate medical director
11 / 12 / 2010
Maria Nelson, Media Relations
Affinity Health System
(920) 554-0686 (pager)
MENASHA, Wis.- Network Health Plan announces Dr. Thomas Zoch as associate medical director. In this role, Dr. Zoch will be responsible for the administration of procedures, protocols and standards regarding the efficiency and quality of the health care delivered to Network Health Plan members. He also will help ensure value by supporting and facilitating the right care, at the right place and at the right time for Network Health Plan members, optimizing the personalized care experience.
Dr. Zoch has been in the Fox Cities area for more than fifteen years, serving as medical director of Miller Electric from 2005-2010, Timber Rattler team physician from 1995-2005 and medical director of Theda Clark emergency department from 1997-2003.
Dr. Zoch earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He served his internal medicine residency at the Marshfield Clinic in Marshfield, Wis. He holds board certifications in internal medicine, emergency medicine, sports medicine and clinical lipidology.
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.