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.
Catholic Health Initiatives reported positive gains in the third quarter of the 2017 fiscal year, generating continued steady improvement in operating EBIDA while simultaneously reducing labor and supply expenses as part of a rigorous performance-improvement plan.
Astec Industries, Inc., donated $50,000 to the Buz Standefer Lung Center at CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN. The donation was made in honor of Astec Industries employees around the globe and in memory of the company’s founder, J. Don Brock, who passed away in 2015 from mesothelioma, a form of lung cancer.
Mercy Iowa City will join the Mercy Health Network statewide hospital network, effective June 1. Mercy Health Network and Mercy Iowa City each have missions focused on improving and transforming health care in the communities served. Both organizations were both founded by the Sisters of Mercy and share legacies of compassionate care and service...
Saint Joseph Hospital, Lexington, part of KentuckyOne Health, helped educate the community about joint pain during a free seminar on April 26. The featured guest speaker was Jerome Bettis, a former football player for the Pittsburgh Steelers, known during his career as “The Bus.”
Shelbyville, KY, now has a high-tech, remote connection to the region’s leading neurologists, resulting in quicker treatment for patients experiencing stroke. Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, part of KentuckyOne Health, has partnered with University of Louisville Physicians to provide remote consultations with specialist physicians via a robot.
CHI Franciscan Health, Tacoma, WA, and Virginia Mason Health System, a nonprofit regional health care system based in Seattle, announced the formal approval of their clinical partnership and strategic affiliation by signing a definitive agreement. With the partnership now official, both organizations are exploring several opportunities...
The Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation, Louisville, part of KentuckyOne Health, received $40,000 in donations to help expand KentuckyOne Health Cancer Care at Saint Joseph East. The gifts were made in memory of Lesa Taylor, a former patient who passed away from breast cancer in 2014.
Our Lady of Peace, Louisville, part of KentuckyOne Health, has opened the first retail pharmacist-operated, long-acting injection clinic at a behavioral health care center in the U.S. This new clinic is aimed at helping people who have opioid addiction and psychiatric patients who have schizoaffective disorders.
The Community Health Department of CHI St. Joseph’s Health, Park Rapids, MN, is expanding The FATHER Project and bringing their efforts and accomplishments in working with fathers and families to a new community. This month, the program will expand to Walker, MN, about 30 miles northeast of Park Rapids.