Image

Together we are stronger

Media Center

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

 

Building healthier communities one story at a time

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.

National leadership

News

CommonSpirit Health™ Launches as New Health System
CommonSpirit Health™ Launches as New Health System JUN 18, 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.

READ MORE
CHI Memorial Awarded Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers
CHI Memorial Awarded Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers JUN 17, 2019

CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN, earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. The Gold Seal of Approval® and the Heart-Check mark represent symbols of quality from their respective organizations.

READ MORE
Cooper Recognized as a Woman of Inspiration and Influence
Cooper Recognized as a Woman of Inspiration and Influence JUN 06, 2019

Michelle Cooper, chief compliance officer for CHI, was named a 2019 Woman of Influence and Inspiration by the Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation (WBL). She is one of 11 recipients selected from WBL’s 3,500 senior executive women members, nominated for their inspirational contributions to the health care industry.

READ MORE