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 has awarded grants of more than $3.4 million for the planning, development and implementation of initiatives to promote healthy communities across the country and around the world.
Catholic Health Initiatives, a Denver-based nonprofit health care system, will hire more than 200 specialists across the country as part of a $1.5 billion program to enhance clinical information technology across its network of 72 hospitals in 18 states.
Six Catholic Health Initiatives cancer centers have been awarded $10.4 million by the National Cancer Institute to expand research that began three years ago with the National Community Cancer Center Program.
Dean Swindle, a finance and operations executive with more than two decades of experience in nonprofit health care, has accepted the position of Catholic Health Initiatives’ executive vice president, business services and chief financial officer.
The transfer of three CHI hospitals in Idaho and Oregon to Trinity Health, Novi, Mich., was completed March 31. Mercy Medical Center, Nampa, Idaho; Holy Rosary Medical Center, Ontario, Ore,; and St. Elizabeth Health Services, Baker City, Ore., are now part of a new integrated, regional health system operated by Trinity Health.
The board of stewardship trustees of Catholic Health Initiatives voted in favor of the integration of Mercy Regional Medical Center in Durango into Centura Health. Centura
Health is sponsored by CHI and Adventist Health System.
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