Here’s the recent news about Catholic Health Initiatives.
Catholic Health Initiatives Names Peter Banko SVP, Group Executive Officer
Catholic Health Initiatives has named longtime health care industry executive Peter Banko as senior vice president and group executive officer of the organization’s east/southeast division as well as chief integration officer.
Lofton Tops Denver Business Journal’s Annual Power Book Rankings
Kevin E. Lofton, the top executive of Catholic Health Initiatives for the last 11 years, has been ranked No. 1 in the health care category in the Denver Business Journal’s newly released “Power Book” directory, an annual listing of the metropolitan area’s top business newsmakers.
Sylvania Franciscan Health and Catholic Health Initiatives Sign Definitive Agreement
Sylvania Franciscan Health (SFH) and Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) signed a definitive agreement to transfer sponsorship of SFH from the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio, to CHI. The transfer is expected to be completed by the end of the calendar year.
CHI’s Lofton Ranks No. 11 on Modern Healthcare’s List of “Most Influential People in HealthCare”
Kevin E. Lofton, chief executive officer of Catholic Health Initiatives, is ranked No. 11 on Modern Healthcare magazine’s 2014 listing of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.”
Catholic Health Initiatives and St. Alexius Medical Center Agree to Pursue Development of a Regional Health System
Catholic Health Initiatives and St. Alexius Medical Center have signed a definitive agreement for St. Alexius to become a direct affiliate of the CHI system. The two organizations also have agreed to the formation of a regional coordinated health system with their combined hospitals and clinics, and other care providers in central and western North Dakota over the next few years.
CHI’s Oncology Research Alliance Receives Funding from the National Cancer Institute’s New Community Oncology Research Program
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded five-year grants to research groups across the country, including members of the Catholic Health Initiatives Institute for Research and Innovation’s Oncology Research Alliance, to conduct multi-site cancer clinical trials and cancer care delivery research studies in their communities.
Catholic Health Initiatives Tops $50 Million in Grants for Building Healthy Communities
Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the nation’s largest faith-based health systems, has now provided more than $50 million in grants to help create healthier communities through its Mission and Ministry Fund, an internal grant program created when the organization was formed in 1996.
CHI’s Prominence Health to Oversee Insurance Operations, Health Delivery Networks and Corporate Health Solutions
Prominence Health is the new name of a wholly owned subsidiary of Catholic Health Initiatives that oversees a growing portfolio of commercial and Medicare Advantage health-insurance plans, networks of care and related products and services in markets across the nation.
HFMA Recognizes Kevin Lofton for Contributions to Health Care
The Healthcare Financial Management Association presented its highest individual achievement award to Kevin E. Lofton, CEO of Catholic Health Initiatives, during HFMA’s annual conference today in Las Vegas.
Catholic Health Initiatives Names Industry Veteran Michael Covert as Top Executive of Houston Health System
Michael H. Covert, a veteran health care executive with wide-ranging experience in all facets of a dynamic, rapidly evolving industry, has been named chief executive officer of the CHI St. Luke’s Health market.
Memorial Health System of East Texas and Catholic Health Initiatives Complete Transfer of Ownership
Memorial Health System of East Texas (Memorial) and Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) have signed a definitive agreement and transferred ownership of Memorial to CHI, effective June 1.
Sylvania Franciscan Health Signs Letter of Intent with Catholic Health Initiatives
Today Sylvania Franciscan Health (SFH) and Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) signed a non-binding letter of intent for SFH to join CHI.
Catholic Health Initiatives Launches New Branding Strategy
Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the nation’s largest health systems, has launched an enterprise-wide branding strategy that aligns its hundreds of facilities around the nation under a common name, logo and identity.
Catholic Health Initiatives, QualChoice Agreement Finalized
CollabHealth, a wholly owned subsidiary of Catholic Health Initiatives, has closed on a series of stock-purchase agreements to acquire QualChoice Holdings, Inc. The Arkansas Insurance Department (AID) approved the acquisition during a hearing earlier this week.
CHI’s Lofton Named to List of “Top Minorities in Healthcare” by National Magazine
Kevin E. Lofton, president of Catholic Health Initiatives, has been named by Modern Healthcare magazine as one of the “Top 25 Minorities Executives in Healthcare.”
Catholic Health Initiatives Reaches Agreement On Acquisition of QualChoice Holdings
Collab Health, a wholly owned subsidiary of Catholic Health Initiatives, has executed a stock-purchase agreement to acquire QualChoice Holdings, Inc.. Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, operates St. Vincent Health System in Little Rock.
Mercy Health and Catholic Health Initiatives Complete Transfer of Mercy Hot Springs to St. Vincent Health System
Mercy and Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) have signed a definitive agreement and transferred ownership of Mercy Hot Springs hospital and physician clinic to St. Vincent Health System (SVHS) in Little Rock, a CHI affiliate.
Catholic Health Initiatives and St. Alexius Medical Center Sign Letter of Intent
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and St. Alexius Medical Center announced today they have signed a nonbinding agreement to form a new affiliation between CHI and St. Alexius Medical Center.
Catholic Health Initiatives Reorganizes Three Top Leadership Posts
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, Memorial Health System of East Texas Sign Letter of Intent
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.
Bold New Alliance Among Houston's Leading health Care Providers to Transform Care Delivery in the Region
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, which sponsors and operates the newly named CHI St. Luke’s Health.
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