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About Catholic Health Initiatives

Catholic Health Initiatives, a nonprofit, faith-based health system formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems, expresses its mission each day by creating and nurturing healthy communities in the hundreds of sites across the nation where we provide care. One of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, Englewood, Colo.-based CHI operates in 18 states and comprises 101 hospitals, including two academic health centers, major teaching hospitals and 30 critical-access facilities; community health-services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home-health agencies; living communities; and other facilities and services that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care. In fiscal year 2018, CHI provided more than $1.14 billion in financial assistance and community benefit for programs and services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. Financial assistance and community benefit totaled approximately $2.1 billion with the inclusion of the unpaid costs of Medicare. The health system, which generated operating revenues of $15 billion in fiscal year 2018, has total assets of approximately $20.6 billion. CHI is a part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit national health system committed to advancing the health of all people and dedicated to serving the common good.

For additional information or to request an interview, please contact:

Michael Romano
p: 303-383-2720
e: michaelromano@catholichealth.net

 

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Catholic Health Initiatives has a network of more than 90,000 team members in 18 states all committed to the well-being of each individual we serve. Every hour of every day their unique stories overlap, intersect and become part of our own.

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CommonSpirit Health™ Launches as New Health System
CommonSpirit Health™ Launches as New Health System APR 25, 2019

Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) have come together as CommonSpirit Health, creating a new nonprofit Catholic health system focused on advancing health for all people and serving communities in 21 states.

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Kindergarten Days Invites Kids to Take a Sneak Peek at the Hospital
Kindergarten Days Invites Kids to Take a Sneak Peek at the Hospital APR 24, 2019

For the 46th consecutive year, CHI Health Good Samaritan, Kearney, NE, hosted Kindergarten Days at the hospital. On April 23-26, more than 650 kindergarten students toured Good Samaritan to become more comfortable with hospitals and health care providers.

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Saint Joseph Hospital Earns Disease Specific Care Sepsis Certification
Saint Joseph Hospital Earns Disease Specific Care Sepsis Certification APR 18, 2019

Saint Joseph Hospital, Lexington, KY, is the only facility in Kentucky to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease Specific Care in Sepsis Certification. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects a commitment to providing safe, effective patient care.

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