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CHI Franciscan Health Company Profile

15:24 EST 15th December 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 [237 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

CHI Franciscan, GE to bring AI-powered hospital mission control center to Washington

The artificial intelligence (AI)-powered system will support caregivers to enhance patient safety, orchestrate seamless care delivery and, ultimately, get patients back home sooner. CHI Franciscan wil...

Health System Goes From C’s and D’s to A’s and B’s in One Year

In one year, the seven hospitals of CHI Franciscan, based in Tacoma, WA, achieved extraordinary improvements in quality and safety. They did it by adopting more of a team-based approach to patient car...

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...

TripleCare Introduces Telemedicine at the Village at Victory Lakes

TripleCare, a national provider of telemedicine-based health care to the post-acute care sector, including skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), and The Village at Victory Lak...

Kindred Continues Growth of Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital Business in Partnership with Leading Health Systems

Company now operates 22 inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in 11 states Kindred Healthcare, LLC (“Kindred”) today announced the opening of Community Rehabilitation ...

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 ...

Verge Health Boosts RWJBarnabas Health Approach to Patient Safety

CHARLESTON, S.C. (PRWEB) July 31, 2018 Verge Health, the industry’s leading risk management software company for hospitals and ...

[Comment] Advancing health in migration governance, and migration in health governance

Health is an essential factor to enable orderly, safe, regular, and humane migration. Yet health remains at the margins of decisions making in migration governance, with decision usually made within m...

PubMed Articles [3527 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Validation of the Spanish version of the Franciscan Hospital for Children Oral Health-Related Quality of Life questionnaire.

The Franciscan Hospital for Children Oral Health-Related Quality of Life questionnaire (FHC-OHRQOL-Q) is an instrument designed specifically for parents and caregivers of patients with special needs t...

Nursing students in the community: entrepreneurial strategy and proponent of changes.

To report the insertion of the nursing students of the Franciscan University Center in the community through the project Adopting a Family, contributing to critical thinking within the Nursing academi...

Characterization of asbestiform glaucophane-winchite in the Franciscan Complex blueschist, northern Diablo Range, California.

This paper presents a geologic and mineralogical investigation of asbestiform amphibole from blueschist in the Diablo Range, northern California. The analysis of fibers in air samples shows that the d...

Peer effects in health valuation: the relation between rating of contemporaries' health and own health.

Most health valuation studies assume that individuals' health valuations do not depend on social comparisons. However, there is some evidence that this assumption is not satisfied in practice. This pa...

Local Health Departments' Engagement in Addressing Health Disparities: The Effect of Health Informatics.

Health disparities and health inequities can lead to poor health outcomes. However, health disparities continue to persist in communities across the United States, presenting a crucial public health c...

Clinical Trials [3128 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...

Evaluation of Health Education Theater

This study evaluates the feasibility and the potential positive health impacts of a novel "health education theater," which will task participants of a health education program to create a...

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...

Connection to Health for Smokers

The goal of the study is to develop and test Connection to Health for Smokers (CTHS), a comprehensive program to support smokers to quit and improve smokers' general health. The program wi...

Companies [1811 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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