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CHI Franciscan Health Company Profile

22:36 EDT 20th June 2018 | BioPortfolio

CHI Franciscan Health is nonprofit health system based in Tacoma, WA with a team of more than 12,000 doctors, nurses and staff who provide expert, compassionate medical care at eight acute care hospitals and more than 100 primary and specialty care clinics in Pierce, King and Kitsap counties. This includes St. Anthony Hospital, Gig Harbor, one of the newest hospitals in the state; St. Clare Hospital, Lakewood; St. Elizabeth Hospital, Enumclaw, designated as a Critical Access Hospital; St. Francis Hospital, Federal Way; St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma, a tertiary referral center; Harrison Medical Center, Bremerton and Silverdale, offering the only dedicated orthopedic hospital on the Peninsula; Highline Medical Center, Burien; and Regional Hospital, a long-term acute care hospital located within Highline Medical Center. Started in 1891 by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, today CHI Franciscan Health is one of the largest health systems in Washington state with more than 1,100 acute care beds, a credentialed medical staff of more than 1,500 including more than 550 employed physicians providing specialties in cardiovascular care, cancer services, orthopedics and sports medicine, neurosciences, women’s care, surgical weight loss and hospice and palliative care. More babies are born at CHI Franciscan Health hospitals than any other system in our service area and at St. Joseph, Level III neonatal intensive care is provided in collaboration with neonatologists from Seattle Children’s Hospital. Every year, more than 300,000 of our neighbors turn to our hospitals’ 24/7 emergency departments, including the Level II Trauma Center at St. Joseph. Recipient of numerous awards and accreditations for our institutions and services, CHI Franciscan Health’s mission is to create healthier communities, including caring for the poor and underserved. In 2014, we provided $115 million in community benefit, including $27 million in charity care. For more information, visit www.chifranciscan.org.


News Articles [300 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Franciscan Health, Circulation Partner on Non-Emergency Transportation

Heather LandiFranciscan Alliance, whose hospitals operate under the name of Franciscan Health, has partnered with Circulation to offer non-emergency medical transportation in an effort to reduce 30-da...

SAPVoice: How To Recruit A Passionate Workforce

How do you find job candidates who can bring passion and empathy to the workplace? This is the challenge that Franciscan Health Inc. faced. Their remedy was a new approach to employee recruitment that...

At Franciscan Health, an Analytics-Driven Initiative is Improving Patient Care and Reducing Costs

Heather LandiFranciscan Health is leveraging data and analytics t o help its lower-performing physicians bring their practice in-line with their best-performing colleagues, with the goal of not only i...

Montecito Medical Acquires On-Campus Medical Office Building in Indiana

Montecito Medical Real Estate, one of the fastest growing, privately held firms in the country devoted exclusively to medical real estate, has acquired Medical Pavilion South, a 6...

Public Health & Technology Conference at Harvard next week

Here’s the announcement: The Public Health & Technology (PHAT) Forum at the Harvard School of Public Health is proud to announce the first Public Health & Technology Conference, co-sponsore...

AtriCure Announces 2018 Analyst and Investor Meeting

AtriCure, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATRC), a leading innovator in treatments for atrial fibrillation (Afib) and left atrial appendage (LAA) management, will host an analyst and ...

StayWell Acquires Digital Health Startup Provata Health, Expands Capabilities in Population Health

StayWell, a health empowerment company has acquired Provata Health, a Portland, Ore.-based digital health startup that delivers scientifically proven population health programs to employers, health pl...

Tremeau Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2018 Biotech Showcase in San Francisco

Tremeau Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Tremeau), a new pharmaceutical company focused on providing non-opioid pain treatments for rare diseases, will present during the 2018 Biotech Showc...

PubMed Articles [3654 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Addressing the Antinomy Between Health Education and Health Literacy in Advancing Personal Health and Public Health Outcomes.

Health literacy evolved from a standard of English language proficiency designed to promote patient compliance into an inferential for promoting positive health decision-making and health outcomes. In...

What Obstetrician-Gynecologists Should Know About Population Health.

Although there is much discussion about population health in academic medical centers, managed care organizations, and a variety of disciplines, it is not always clear what this term means. Population...

An Assessment of Organizational Health Literacy Practices at an Academic Health Center.

Organizational health literacy is the degree to which an organization considers and promotes the health literacy of patients. Addressing health literacy at an organizational level has the potential to...

Associations Between Health Literacy and Health Behaviors Among Urban High School Students.

Health literacy is crucial to develop health-related knowledge, adopt healthy lifestyles, and benefit from health care services. However, research on the association between health literacy and adoles...

Health Literacy Universal Precautions Are Still a Distant Dream: Analysis of U.S. Data on Health Literate Practices.

Experts have recommended the adoption of health literacy universal precautions, whereby health care providers make all health information easier to understand, confirm everyone's comprehension, and re...

Clinical Trials [2801 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Health Literacy in the General Population in Belgium

The aims of the study are: - To measure health literacy (HL) levels in a sample composed of members of a health mutual (Solidaris), and its potential associations with several det...

Trial Embedded in an Electronic Personal Medical Health Records

This is a research study to determine if a personal health record, called myHERO, will help improve health. A personal health record is a secure internet (also called online) tool that con...

Oral Health Literacy Tailored Communication

The purpose of this study to investigate attitude, oral health literacy and psychological factors in order to evaluate if these factors are important for oral health in adults. The hypoth...

Medical Self-Management for Improving Health Behavior Among Individuals in Community Mental Health Settings

This study will evaluate the effectiveness of a medical illness self-management program in improving the health and health behavior of people who are receiving care at a community mental h...

Randomised Trial of Health Coaching in Secondary Prevention of Diabetes and Heart Disease

A randomised trial with individual patients as units of observation will be carried out. Health coaching is used to modify health behaviour and thus improve disease control and health stat...

Companies [1771 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Cigna Corporation and Franciscan St. Francis Health

With hospitals in Indianapolis, Mooresville and Carmel, Franciscan St. Francis Health is a member of the Franciscan Alliance, one of the largest Catholic health care systems in th...

Cigna Corporation and Franciscan Alliance

Franciscan Alliance is one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the Midwest with 13 hospitals throughout Indiana and Illinois. Franciscan Alliance serves a geographic ar...

Franciscan Health System

CHI Franciscan Health

CHI Franciscan Health is nonprofit health system based in Tacoma, WA with a team of more than 12,000 doctors, nurses and staff who provide expert, compassionate medical care at ei...

Padua Franciscan High School

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