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Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the nation’s largest faith based,nonprofit health systems, has reorganized its top leadership to help strengthen its focus on operational excellence in health care delivery while expanding its capabilities for system growth and strategic initiatives.
Catholic Health Initiatives and Memorial Health System of East Texas today signed a non-binding letter of intent to transfer ownership of Memorial to CHI. The health care systems will negotiate the terms of the agreement with the expectation of reaching an agreement by spring 2014.
Three of the region’s leading medical institutions – Baylor College of Medicine, CHI St. Luke’s Health and the Texas Heart® Institute – have significantly expanded and enhanced their long-standing educational, clinical and research affiliations in conjunction with Englewood, Colo.-based Catholic Health Initiatives...
The Erlanger office of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, will add 50 new employees in its human-resources operations team at 3900 Olympic Blvd., the organization announced.
CHI will issue approximately $1.7 billion in taxable and tax-exempt bonds to finance key strategic initiatives that include market expansion, a system wide information-technology infrastructure and improved capabilities in areas such as virtual health, insurance products and clinically integrated networks.
On Friday, Oct. 11, Mercy Health and Catholic Health Initiatives signed a non-binding letter of intent (LOI) to transfer ownership of Mercy Hot Springs hospital and physician clinic to CHI and its affiliate, St. Vincent Health System (SVHS) in Little Rock.
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and the Texas Heart Institute (THI) announced they have signed a letter of intent for exclusive negotiations toward a new partnership, funded by $220 million over the next decade for research and education in cardiovascular diseases.
Kevin E. Lofton, president and chief executive officer of Catholic Health Initiatives, is ranked No. 30 this year on Modern Healthcare magazine’s annual listing of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.”
Catholic Health Initiatives, the nation’s third-largest Catholic health care system, has awarded 22 grants totaling more than $5 million for improving the health of communities in the U.S. and around the world. Half the grants and 52% of the grant funds are devoted to violence prevention initiatives.
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) has formed a new management-services organization (MSO) to deliver key business functions and physician-management services under a centralized, national organization across eight divisions.
Catholic Health Initiatives, the nation’s third-largest faith-based health system, has added two new members to its senior executive team as part of a restructuring of the organization’s national finance group to provide additional operational leadership during a time of rapid change in the health care industry.
Catholic Health Initiatives (www.catholichealthinit.org) is a nonprofit, faith-based
health system which was formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems. Its mission is to create and nurture healthy communities in the hundreds of sites across the nation where it provides care.
There has been considerable attention and controversy recently involving the lawsuit over the tragic death in 2006 of Lori Stodghill and her twin unborn sons at St. Thomas More Hospital in Canon City, which is sponsored by Catholic Health Initiatives.
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Immanuel, which have had a visionary partnership in Omaha under the name Alegent Health since 1996, have finalized an agreement that makes CHI the sole sponsor of Alegent Creighton Health.
Catholic Health Initiatives has joined the Hospital Healthy Food Initiatives, a national program sponsored by the Partnership for a Healthier America that brings together public, private and nonprofit leaders to address the childhood obesity crisis.
Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems,will issue approximately $1.5 billion in taxable bonds to finance a wide array of strategic initiatives, including virtual technologies,physician integration, partnerships and alliances in key areas across the country to strengthen local and regional networks of care.
Catholic Health Initiatives and St. Anthony Hospital will donate more than 50 tons of hospital equipment, including about 180 adjustable, hydraulic hospital beds, to Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Nicholas Barto, who has led finance, strategy and private equity projects in the global health care arena for nearly two decades, has been named managing director of the Catholic Health Initiatives Venture Capital Group, which will identify strategic partnerships, investment opportunities and growth activities for the nation’s second-largest...
Kevin E. Lofton, president and chief executive officer of Catholic Health Initiatives, has been named for the eighth consecutive year to Modern Healthcare magazine’s prestigious listing of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.”
Catholic Health Initiatives and PeaceHealth, two nonprofit health care systems, have signed a nonbinding letter of intent to create a new regional health care system with the ability to improve care and access for individuals, employers and communities across the northwest U.S.
Catholic Health Initiatives, the nation’s second-largest Catholic health care system, has awarded grants totaling more than $3.2 million for the planning, development and implementation of initiatives to promote healthy communities in the U.S. and around the world.
The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act 5-4 in a long-anticipated decision this morning. The court ruled that the individual mandate was constitutional, paving the way for the implementation of a law that will provide health coverage to many millions of additional people across the country.
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Immanuel, which established a visionary partnership in Omaha under the name Alegent Health in 1996, have agreed to sign a letter of intent (LOI) to transition sponsorship of Alegent Health to CHI.
Catholic Health Initiatives and Tenet Healthcare announced today they will partner in the ownership of Conifer Health Solutions, previously a Tenet subsidiary that has provided revenue cycle and business process management services to hospitals for more than three decades.
Kevin Lofton, president and chief executive officer of Englewood-based Catholic Health Initiatives, has been named one of the “Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare magazine, a national business publication.
Few sectors of the economy consume as many resources – electricity, water, cleaning products, chemicals and food – as health care. As research linking environmental impact with chronic disease continues to emerge, it poses a unique challenge to health care systems like Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI).
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System today announced a merger of the two organizations forming KentuckyOne Health. KentuckyOne Health, the state’s largest health system, was effective retroactively to January 1, 2012.
Francisco “Frank” R. Velázquez, M.D., has been named chief executive officer of Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories, Spokane, WA, which is co-owned by CHI and Providence Health & Services in Spokane. Dr. Velázquez, MD, will begin on January 23, 2012, replacing long-time PAML executive –Tom Tiffany, PhD.
Kevin E. Lofton, president and chief executive officer of Catholic Health Initiatives, has been named one of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare magazine, a national weekly business publication.
Catholic Health Initiatives has awarded grants of more than $5.4 million from its Mission and Ministry Fund for the planning, development and implementation of initiatives to promote healthy communities across the country and around the world.
Kenneth Kashkin, M.D., a health care executive with more than two decades of experience in global research, biotechnology, medical devices and pharmaceuticals, has been named president and chief executive officer of Catholic Health Initiatives’ Institute for Research and Innovation (CIRI).
T. Clifford Deveny, M.D., has been named to the newly created position of senior vice president, physician practice management, at Catholic Health Initiatives, the nation’s third-largest nonprofit health system.
Funding for five Catholic Health Initiatives cancer centers will be extended to a fifth year by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to continue its Community Cancer Centers Program, which aims to bring the very latest advances in cancer care and research to patients close to home.
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare/Jewish Hospital HealthCare Services, Catholic Health Initiatives and its Kentucky-based operation, Saint Joseph Health System, University of Louisville Hospital/James Graham Brown Cancer Center and the University of Louisville have agreed to sign a Letter of Intent to merge into a statewide health services...
Catholic Health Initiatives announced today it has completed the acquisition of Consolidated Health Services, a subsidiary of Bethesda, Inc. Consolidated Health Services, a regional provider of home health care and other services, will operate as a separate business unit within Catholic Health Initiatives, the nation’s third-largest Catholic...
Sheryl Rose, a veteran technology professional who has specialized in security, compliance and risk management over an 18-year career, has been named to the newly created position of Chief Information Security Officer at Catholic Health Initiatives in Denver, the nation’s third-largest faith-based health system
Catholic Health Initiatives has awarded grants of more than $3.4 million for the planning, development and implementation of initiatives to promote healthy communities across the country and around the world.
Catholic Health Initiatives, a Denver-based nonprofit health care system, will hire more than 200 specialists across the country as part of a $1.5 billion program to enhance clinical information technology across its network of 72 hospitals in 18 states.
Six Catholic Health Initiatives cancer centers have been awarded $10.4 million by the National Cancer Institute to expand research that began three years ago with the National Community Cancer Center Program.
Dean Swindle, a finance and operations executive with more than two decades of experience in nonprofit health care, has accepted the position of Catholic Health Initiatives’ executive vice president, business services and chief financial officer.
The transfer of three CHI hospitals in Idaho and Oregon to Trinity Health, Novi, Mich., was completed March 31. Mercy Medical Center, Nampa, Idaho; Holy Rosary Medical Center, Ontario, Ore,; and St. Elizabeth Health Services, Baker City, Ore., are now part of a new integrated, regional health system operated by Trinity Health.
The board of stewardship trustees of Catholic Health Initiatives voted in favor of the integration of Mercy Regional Medical Center in Durango into Centura Health. Centura
Health is sponsored by CHI and Adventist Health System.
Elsevier, a world leader in health care and medical publishing and online solutions, today announced that Denver-based Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), the second-largest faith-based health care system in the nation...
Catholic Health Initiatives has contributed $40,000 to two Catholic organizations that have relief efforts in Haiti, which was devastated by earthquake in mid-January near the capital city of Port au Prince. In addition, market-based organizations and individuals from across CHI have donated more than $31,000 for relief efforts.
Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX) announced today that Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) has selected the Allscripts Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution for its 1050 employed physicians to enhance the quality of patient care, improve communications, and deliver more cost-effective care.
Catholic Health Initiatives and Providence Health & Services announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement in which CHI will assume a 25% equity position in Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML), a full‐service medical reference laboratory owned by Providence and headquartered in Spokane, Washington.
Catholic Health Initiatives, the nation’s second-largest nonprofit health system, awarded the first round of grants in early July for a comprehensive, system-wide violence-prevention program called “United Against Violence.”
Catholic Health Initiatives, the nation’s secondlargest faith-based health care system, is making a $10 million investment in Calvert Social Investment Foundation (Calvert Foundation) Community Investment Notes.