As Vice President, She will Lead Critical Hospital Operations
ThedaCare named Tammy Bending to vice president of critical hospital operations at ThedaCare Medical Center-Berlin, effective immediately.
Bending has been with ThedaCare since 2004 and has held several positions with increasing responsibility. Her most recent role was director of ancillary services in Berlin. Previously, she was hospital administrator and Juliette Manor administrator. Bending played a key role during the ThedaCare affiliation with Community Health Network, leading the integration efforts for laboratory, pharmacy, diagnostic imaging, infection prevention, quality and food services.
“I have been impressed with Tammy’s effectiveness as a leader and her strong commitment to the Berlin team members and community,” said Brian Burmeister, senior vice president of ThedaCare Medical Centers and Service Lines. “Her integrity, willingness to take on tough challenges, and her ability to foster a collaborative working environment make her an ideal fit for her new role.”
Bending, who lives in Redgranite, has a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and has a master’s degree in health care administration from the University of Minnesota. She also serves on the Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative Board of Directors and the Green Lake County Health and Human Service Health Advisory Committee.
For more than 100 years, ThedaCare™ has been committed to finding a better way to deliver serious and complex healthcare to patients throughout Northeast Wisconsin. The organization serves over 200,000 patients annually and employs more than 6,800 healthcare professionals throughout the region. ThedaCare has seven hospitals located in Appleton, Neenah, Berlin, Waupaca, Shawano, New London and Wild Rose as well as 34 clinics in nine counties. ThedaCare is the first in Wisconsin to be a Mayo Clinic Care Network Member, giving our specialists the ability to consult with Mayo Clinic experts on a patient’s care. ThedaCare is a non-profit healthcare organization with a level II trauma center, comprehensive cancer treatment, stroke and cardiac programs as well as a foundation dedicated to community service. For more information, visit www.thedacare.org or follow ThedaCare on Facebook and Twitter.