The First Ten Years: 2004 through 2006
August 2004 Catholic Health Initiatives adopted an update to its strategic plan, setting the organization’s direction through 2009 and adding a new core strategy, Information, to the existing strategies of People, Quality, Performance and Growth. August 2005 Kevin Lofton, president and chief executive officer of Catholic Health Initiatives, was named chair-elect designate by the American Hospital Association. He became chair-elect on January 1, 2006, and will serve as chair of the American Hospital Association beginning January 1, 2007. October 2005 Catholic Health Initiatives received the 2005 International Spirit at Work Award for promotion of workplace spirituality. March 2006 The Mission and Ministry Fund achieved the goal of establishing a $100 million principal through contributions from Catholic Health Initiatives’ market-based organizations. May 2006 Catholic Health Initiatives’ employees, medical staff, board members and special guests gathered in the organization’s national offices and facilities in 19 states to share in a prayer service and celebration of the tenth anniversary.