Kevin E. Lofton, the chief executive officer of Catholic Health Initiatives, is ranked No. 77 on Modern Healthcare magazine’s 2018 list of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.”
It marks the 14th year on the prestigious roster for Lofton, a former board chair of the American Hospital Association who has served since 2003 as the top executive of CHI, one of the nation’s largest health care systems.
Modern Healthcare’s annual recognition program honors individuals in health care who are deemed by their peers and senior editors at the magazine to be among the most influential individuals in one of America’s most important industries.
About Catholic Health Initiatives: Catholic Health Initiatives, a nonprofit, faith-based health system formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems, expresses its mission each day by creating and nurturing healthy communities in the hundreds of sites across the nation where we provide care. One of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, Englewood, Colo.-based CHI operates in 18 states and comprises 100 hospitals, including two academic health centers, major teaching hospitals and 29 critical-access facilities; community health-services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home-health agencies; living communities; and other facilities and services that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care. In fiscal year 2017, CHI provided more than $1.2 billion in financial assistance and community benefit for programs and services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. Financial assistance and community benefit totaled approximately $2.1 billion with the inclusion of the unpaid costs of Medicare. The health system, which generated operating revenues of $15.5 billion in fiscal year 2017, has total assets of approximately $22 billion. Learn more at www.catholichealthinitiatives.org