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For over 100 years, St. Elizabeth Hospital has been a leader in providing quality healthcare through general care, surgical services and variety of medical specialties including cardiology, emergency medicine, intensive care, obstetrics, oncology, and pediatrics. In 1995, after more than a century of providing healthcare, St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton, WI and Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh, WI joined to form Affinity Health System. With Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation programs certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR), St. Elizabeth Hospital and Mercy Medical Center are leaders in the field for treatment of cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders.
Since July 1, 2005, Infinity HealthCare has staffed and managed the Emergency Departments at St. Elizabeth Hospital and Mercy Medical Center. In addition, Infinity provides oversight and consultation services in Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. Staffed and managed with residency trained, board certified Emergency Medicine physicians and physician extenders, this facility provides medical care to over 27,000 patients annually. As faculty and preceptor, Infinity HealthCare is affiliated with the Family Practice Residency Program.
Appleton, Wisconsin is located in central Wisconsin. With a population over 70,000, it is the largest principal city of the Fox Valley. Appleton is home to an appealing variety of historic buildings, museums, and interesting sightseeing opportunities, including the Hearthstone House, an 1881 four-story mansion that was the first house in the world to be powered by hydroelectricity. Enjoy its culture of the arts and entertainment such as theater, concerts by regional and national bands, festivals, and exhibits. From shops and boutiques to national retail shopping chains, Appleton has it all. There are plenty of outdoor activities ready to discover, such as biking, hiking, golfing, and picnics in the parks. Experience the best exotic eateries, fine dining, and relaxed pubs. Appleton has an outstanding school system, home to Lawrence University, a private liberal arts college, the Fox Valley Technical College, and Rasmussen College. The city is a member, and the owner, of Valley Transit, a network of bus lines crisscrossing the Fox Valley. Nearby is the Outagamie County Regional Airport, about three miles west of downtown. The primary roads into the Appleton area are US 41, on the west side of the city, connecting to Green Bay to the northeast and Oshkosh, Fond du Lac, and Milwaukee to the south, and US 10, connecting to Manitowoc to the east, and Stevens Point/Wausau to the west. With its newly revitalized downtown and multicultural community, this impressive city is a quality place to live.