We Work Collaboratively to Ensure an Abundant
Supply of High Quality Healthcare Professionals
Affinity Health System, Agnesian Healthcare, Aurora Health Care - Oshkosh Fond du Lac Market, Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC), Fox Valley Workforce Development Board (FVWDB), Marian University, Moraine Park Technical College (MPTC), Northeast Wisconsin Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Outagamie County Public Health, State of Wisconsin Division of Public Health: Northeast Regional Office, ThedaCare, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (UW-OSH), Winnebago County Public Health, and Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA).
Members at Large
Community Health Network-Berlin, Evergreen Retirement Community, LEAP Project (UW Madison School of Nursing), Orthopedic & Sports Institute of the Fox Valley, Parkview Health Center, and Rasmussen College. There are also many agencies that use some of our forms and processes that may not be listed here. If your agency wants to become involved, please email Beth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on all our members, be they executive or members at large, please see below:
Affinity people make the difference. It begins with 22 convenient clinics throughout the community, three outstanding hospitals (Calumet Medical Center, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Mercy Medical Center), and Network Health Plan; all working together to make Affinity Health System one of the top 100 integrated healthcare networks in the nation. But ultimately, it begins with one doctor treating one patient with better care.
Whether you are seeking primary care, emergency services, pediatrics, specialty services or community health classes, Affinity's focus is on providing quality, compassionate care for the residents of Northeast Wisconsin: http://www.affinityhealth.org/page/home.html
The mission of Agnesian HealthCare is to provide compassionate care that brings Hope Health & Wholeness. Sponsored by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes (CSA), Agnesian HealthCare is a locally based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare system. More than 2,800 employees and physicians make up the backbone of Agnesian HealthCare: http://www.agnesian.com/aboutus.html
Aurora Health Care, a not-for-profit Wisconsin integrated health care provider, was created around a single idea: There is a better way to provide health care: (1) A better way for people to get the care they need in settings that are convenient and comfortable. (2) A better way for families to receive the services and support they need to lead healthier lives. (3) A better way for physicians to offer the latest technology and treatment options to their patients. (4) A better way for talented people working in health care to fulfill their professional callings. (5) A better, more cost-effective way for employers to provide for the health care of their employees. (6) A better way to build healthy communities: Click here for more about Aurora.
Never before has technical education been more important to the economic growth of our region. Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) is committed to providing graduates with careers and skills in high demand by our region’s employers, in addition to training existing employees in the workforce. FVTC works closely with many employers in the area to ensure relevant program curricula, to provide customized training, to connect graduates with employment opportunities, and to ensure students are working with state-of-the-art equipment, technology, and processes.
FVTC is dedicated to providing the highest quality technical programs and making courses and services as accessible, affordable, and convenient as possible. Programming is offered at campuses in Appleton and Oshkosh, regional centers in Chilton, Clintonville, Neenah, Waupaca, and Wautoma, and 16 adult basic education sites. In addition, the college offers customized training on-site in area businesses and through a number of flexible learning options: http://www.foxvalley.tec.wi.us/public/.
Fox Valley Workforce Development Board, Inc. functions as a catalyst between public and private partnerships. By anticipating and developing solutions for tomorrow, our goal is to achieve an environment of accessible, high quality, efficient and affordable training, and employment opportunities for today: http://www.foxvalleywork.org/.
What is Marian University all about? It’s about outstanding academic programs designed to meet the needs of undergraduate and graduate students, and working adults. It’s about a distinguished faculty, a flexible curriculum, and a whole world of exciting research, internship and other experiential learning opportunities. Above all, it’s about becoming whoever you want to be: http://www.marianuniversity.edu/homepage.aspx.
Moraine Park Technical College, one of 16 colleges in the Wisconsin Technical College System, is a locally governed, public higher education institution. The College is led by its president, Dr. Gayle Hytrek, and the Moraine Park District Board. With campuses in Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac and West Bend, Moraine Park offers more than 100 associate of applied science (AAS) degree programs, technical diplomas and certificates. Classroom, online and blended formats are available. In addition, customized training is provided for business and industry. Moraine Park instructors are industry-experienced, making them uniquely qualified to bring the future to students: http://www.morainepark.edu/pages/1.asp.
The Area Health Education Center (AHEC) program is a national program, begun in 1970, for improving the accessibility and quality of primary health care. The program was designed to encourage universities and educators to look beyond the institutions to partnerships that meet community health needs, working toward the goal of decentralizing health professions training and linking communities with academic health centers in partnerships that promote cooperative solutions to local health problems.
The Wisconsin AHEC System is a collaborative project of the University of Wisconsin Medical School in Madison and AHEC's community and academic partners throughout the state, including primary care residency training programs, the UW School of Pharmacy, the Marquette Dental School, 13 nursing schools, 3 physician assistant programs, 3 social work programs, a variety of physical therapy and allied health programs and the state's technical college system: http://www.ahec.wisc.edu/index.html.
Outagamie County Public Health is a system, a social enterprise, whose focus is on the population as a whole. It seeks to utilize current knowledge in ways that will have the maximum impact on the health status of a population. It identifies problems that require collective action to protect, promote and improve health, primarily through preventive strategies. http://www.outagamie.org/index.aspx?page=340
The mission of the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services is Protecting and promoting the health and safety of the people of Wisconsin. Goals include:
- Assure the health, safety, and well-being of Wisconsin citizens while emphasizing prevention.
- Make Wisconsin a national leader in reforming health care.
- Improve the lives of Wisconsin seniors and people with disabilities.
- Increase opportunities for children to grow up safe, healthy, and successful in strong families.
- Create a high-performing organization that is customer-focused and values our partners and employees.
ThedaCare is committed to providing community-based access to “world class” healthcare, either through our physicians and facilities or those of our strategic partners such as Froedtert Hospital, the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. ThedaCare is continually recognized nationally for high quality health care: http://www.thedacare.org/ThedaCareWeb/Default.aspx.
UW-Oshkosh has been providing the residents of northeastern Wisconsin with high-quality affordable education since 1871. Among the largest public universities in the state, UW Oshkosh is committed to providing students with a broad knowledge base and transferable skills as well as a strong sense of values and ethics that prepares them for civic leadership in society.
The campus community promotes enrichment and active learning with opportunities for sports and recreation, arts and culture, service learning and career building. Approximately 12,700 students benefit from the nationally recognized expertise of our faculty, a wide variety of courses and degrees offered – including 57 undergraduate majors and 17 master’s degree programs – and modest class sizes that foster one-on-one and collaborative learning with professors, rather than teaching assistants: http://www.uwosh.edu/home.
The mission of
the Winnebago County Health Department is to protect and promote the
health of the residents of Winnebago County.
Wisconsin Hospital Association's mission is advocating for the ability of its members to lead in the provision of high quality, affordable, and accessible health care services, resulting in healthier Wisconsin communities.
WHA staff is committed to serving member needs, keeping members informed of important local and national legislative issues, interpreting clinical and quality issues for members, providing up-to-date educational information and encouraging member participation in Association activities: http://www.wha.org/front.aspx.
Members at Large
Community Health Network (CHN) has evolved from one small hospital, serving the Berlin community, to include an integrated non-profit network of two hospitals, walk-in care on the Berlin campus, a nursing home, five rehabilitation locations, home care division, retail pharmacy, and 10 medical centers throughout CHN's five-county service area.
At CHN the mission of service has remained the same for nearly 100 years, to provide superior services to improve the health of those it serves. Through the ever-changing landscape of healthcare, CHN continues to pave the way: http://www.communityhealthnetwork.org/.
Concordia University Wisconsin is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and the World. Founded in 1881, Concordia University Wisconsin's main campus is located on the beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline in Mequon. The University and its 13 Concordia Centers (including Green Bay and Appleton) classroom locations are home to more than 7,200 undergraduate and graduate, traditional, as well as non-traditional students from 46 states and 30 countries. The University offers more than 60 undergraduate majors, 14 master's degree programs including Physician Assistant, and doctoral degrees in Pharmacy, Physical Therapy and Nursing Practice. The University is affiliated with The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and is a member of the Concordia University System, a nationwide network of colleges and universities.
Evergreen is a unique community where people of all faiths and abilities can experience the full richness of life. It is a community filled with life, filled with hope, and filled with joy. Evergreen Retirement Community is located in a pleasant residential neighborhood amidst beautiful, natural surroundings and bordered by our own Oak Savanna woodlands. A non-profit continuing care retirement community (CCRC), Evergreen was designed to provide opportunities for people aged 55 and better to live as they choose: http://www.evergreenoshkosh.com/.
The purpose of the Linking Education and Practice for Excellence in Public Health Nursing Project (LEAP Project - (DHHS/HRSA D11HP07731)) is to improve competency for public health nursing practice in a changing public health system by educating public health nurses, student nurses, and nursing faculty in the knowledge and skills required for providing population-based, culturally competent public health nursing services. The project is expected to have direct impact on nurses in local, state, and tribal public health departments, school nurses, and on nursing students and faculty in nursing education programs in all areas of the state. http://www.son.wisc.edu/leap/
The ideal patient experience in the ultimate healing environment best describes the Orthopedic & Sports Institute. Wisconsin's finest orthopedic services are all in one location, under one roof. Here, you'll find seven of Wisconsin's finest, board-certified orthopedic surgeons, a state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery center with two healing suites, on-site diagnostic imaging (MRI & digital radiography), a dedicated occupational health professional, comprehensive sports medicine services , pain management, physical & occupational therapy, podiatry, and orthotics. In most cases, there's no need for a referral. Coming July 2010: OSI's Recovery Inn, a skilled-nursing facility with 12 ultra-comfortable healing suites! http://www.orthopedicandsportsinstitute.com/
Parkview Health Services is dedicated to providing services to residents of the Winnebago County community in need of long-term care, short-term rehabilitative care and specialized behavioral services. Since its founding in 1875, Park View Health Center has provided over a century of quality health care to residents of Winnebago County, located just north of Oshkosh: http://www.co.winnebago.wi.us/parkview/mission-statement.
An innovator of higher education, Rasmussen College is a regionally accredited, private college that specializes in offering the most in-demand degree programs in a highly supportive, student-centered educational environment. Rasmussen College offers market-relevant programs from the certificate and diploma level through the associate’s and bachelor’s level online and across its 22 campuses including campuses in Green Bay, Appleton and Wausau. By combining its expertise in career development with high academic standards and with unparalleled student support services, graduates of Rasmussen College leave with the most up-to-date knowledge, the skills that employers look for, and the tools to succeed in their chosen field. Since 1900, the primary focus at Rasmussen College has remained constant: student achievement is of the upmost importance, the employer who hires its students continues to be a valued partner and Rasmussen College is dedicated to being a primary contributor to the growth and development of the communities it serves. For more information about Rasmussen College, please visit www.Rasmussen.edu.