CHI Facilities Named 2018 Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals


Several CHI hospitals were recently named Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) in the U.S. by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. They are:

CHI Health Missouri Valley, Missouri Valley, IA
CHI St. Alexius Health Carrington Medical Center, Carrington, ND
CHI St. Alexius Health Devils Lake Hospital, Devils Lake, ND
CHI St. Alexius Health Dickinson Medical Center, Dickinson, ND
CHI St. Alexius Health-managed Linton Hospital, Linton, ND

These hospitals scored in the top 100 of Critical Access Hospitals on iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength INDEX®, a comprehensive assessment of rural provider performance. The complete list of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals can be found by,

The Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals play a key role in providing a safety net to communities across America – and the INDEX measures these facilities across eight pillars of hospital strength: Inpatient Share Ranking, Outpatient Share Ranking, Cost, Charge, Quality, Outcomes, Patient Perspective, and Financial Stability.

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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