Texas Division Spiritual Care Team Highlighted for Willingness to Help


Throughout CHI, spiritual care teams are ready to provide comfort, compassion, and hand-on help in many situations. A recent story in Catholic Health World looks at how spiritual care teams rise to the occasion during natural and man-made disasters: and, the first example is the spiritual care team at CHI St. Luke’s Health-Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, Houston, TX. Their whose support for patients and employees during and after Hurricane Harvey included giving hospital cafeteria workers a break by working the dish line. Read the full article here.

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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