$40,000 in Donations Helps Expand KentuckyOne Health Cancer Care at Saint Joseph East


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. The donations were used to create a satellite pharmacy and a new consultation room, named in honor of Lesa Taylor. It includes a display of Lesa’s pink boxing gloves – a gift from her husband, Jamie Taylor. The gloves signify Lesa’s strength and will help encourage other women in the fight against breast cancer.

The new KentuckyOne Cancer Care satellite pharmacy will allow chemotherapy protocols to be prepared on site, resulting in a quicker treatment process for patients. The new consultation room will allow patients to have a comfortable and private place to speak with their physician.

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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