Advancing Health Care Together

01/15/19 News Article
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We are pleased to share that Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, based in California, plan to create a new, nonprofit Catholic health system focused on creating healthier communities.

Both CHI and Dignity Health believe that everyone deserves access to quality, affordable health care. By combining our complementary resources and capabilities, we will create a stronger system to increase investment in critical access areas to advance quality of care and access across 28 states, while ensuring our caregivers are positioned to succeed within the evolving health care field.

Learn more about the new health care ministry.

Mercy Foundation’s Healthy Kids Outreach Program Receives Grant
Mercy Foundation’s Healthy Kids Outreach Program Receives Grant JAN 14, 2019

The Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation recently made a generous grant of $10,000 in support the Healthy Kids Outreach Program (HKOP) of Mercy Foundation, Roseburg, OR. The funds will be used to support HKOP programs that provide dental prevention screenings and services for students in Douglas County, as well as oral health education and connection

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CHI St. Joseph’s Health Now Offers 3D Mammography
CHI St. Joseph’s Health Now Offers 3D Mammography JAN 02, 2019

CHI St. Joseph’s Health, Park Rapids, MN, has a new 3D mammography system, which enables physicians to see breast tissue with greater depth and clarity than a standard mammogram. The system also provides individualized dosing, based on each patient’s breast characteristics, to minimize patients’ radiation dosage and exposure up to 30%.

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Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives Announce Executive Leadership Team  For CommonSpirit Health
Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives Announce Executive Leadership Team For CommonSpirit Health DEC 04, 2018

A highly experienced group of professionals has been named as the executive leaders for CommonSpirit Health, the new nonprofit Catholic health system created by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. These leaders will assume their new roles following the completion of the alignment, which is on track to close by Dec

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Michael Romano
National Director, Media Relations
p: 303-383-2720
e: michaelromano@catholichealth.net