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Published in the September/October 2011 issue of print Search & Employ® |
CHI is a national nonprofit health organization with headquarters in Denver, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 19 states and includes 72 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; and home health agencies. In fiscal year 2010, CHI provided almost $590 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With annual revenues of approximately $9 billion, CHI is the nation’s third-largest Catholic health care system. CHI has approximately 67,000 employees. The organization is bringing cutting-edge research, new care models and the most-effective treatment options to all of its patients across the country.
Many of CHI’s hospitals are participating in pioneering clinical trials, building local and centralized research capacity in conjunction with renowned organizations like the National Institutes of Health. Thousands of patients have already benefited from clinical trials exploring new cancer treatments. In partnership with academia, the federal government and the pharmaceutical industry, among others, CHI is advancing a wide range of new, personalized health care solutions.