Banko Commissioned to Leadership at Centura Health


Centura Health recognized Peter D. Banko, the new president and CEO of Centura, at a Commissioning to Leadership Ceremony. Honoring the history and traditions of its founding sponsors, Adventist Health System and CHI, the Commissioning to Leadership Ceremony celebrated and blessed Peter as he prepared to assume his new role.

The ceremony highlighted Peter’s transition, his accomplishments so far and the work yet to come. Attendees included members of the Centura Health Governing Board, senior leaders, sponsor representatives, and Peter’s family.

Advancing Health Care Together
Advancing Health Care Together JUL 18, 2018

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.

Catholic Health Initiatives Helps Lead Campaign to Create New ICD-10 Codes on Human Trafficking JUL 17, 2018

Catholic Health initiatives helped spearhead an 18-month-long effort to create a diagnostic code that will allow medical professionals to identify victims of human trafficking when they arrive at facilities seeking health care.

Catholic Health Initiatives Provides $5.2 Million for New Grants to Innovative Projects that Build Healthy Communities JUL 16, 2018

Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, has awarded new grants totaling $5.2 million this year to innovative programs designed to build healthy communities. In addition, CHI’s Mission and Ministry Fund will provide $4.1 million this year to earlier grantees supported through multi-year funding, including a


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