Penrose St. Francis Breast Center is a CHI Breast Center of Excellence

10/05/18 News Article
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Congratulations to Penrose St. Francis Breast Center, Colorado Springs, CO, on achieving the CHI Breast Center of Excellence designation after earning three national recognitions: NQMBC Quality Breast Center of Excellence, American College of Radiology BICOE (Breast Imaging Centers of Excellence) and NAPBC Accredited (National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers).

In April, the Penrose Breast Center completed the three-year process of becoming a NQMBC Quality Breast Center of Excellence. The Center for Women’s Imaging at Penrose Hospital has maintained the American College of Radiology BICOE accreditation since 2011. And, the breast center has been accredited by the NAPBC since 2011, and was most recently reaccredited for three years in October 2017. 

CommonSpirit Health™ Launches as New Health System
CommonSpirit Health™ Launches as New Health System SEP 13, 2019

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.

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CHI Saint Joseph Health Foundations Receive Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program Grants
CHI Saint Joseph Health Foundations Receive Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program Grants SEP 12, 2019

The foundations for three CHI Saint Joseph hospitals – Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation, Bardstown, KY; Saint Joseph Berea Foundation, Berea, KY; and Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Foundation, Mount Sterling, KY – were granted a total of $26,778 from the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP). Each foundation received $8,926, and the funds

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Mercy Foundation’s HKOP Receives Grant of $150,000
Mercy Foundation’s HKOP Receives Grant of $150,000 SEP 12, 2019

The Mercy Foundation, Roseburg, OR, received a generous grant of $150,000 from The Ford Family Foundation for the Healthy Kids Outreach Program (HKOP). The funds will support continued dental hygiene and dental education for students in Douglas County. Grant objectives include reducing the number of youths who require additional treatment and provi

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