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About

Dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2016, Ascension provided more than $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 150,000 associates and 36,000 aligned providers. Ascension’s Healthcare Division operates 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia, while its Solutions Division provides a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

Executive Leadership
History
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Advancing an 800-year legacy and promise set forth by our original sponsor organizations to provide faith-based healthcare to those in need.

Community and Investor Relations
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Our recent financial statements, quarterly data and reports reflect our Mission to serve all persons.

Strategic Direction
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We fulfill our promise to those we serve by delivering Healthcare That Works, Healthcare That Is Safe and Healthcare That Leaves No One Behind.

Facts and Stats
Ascension facts and stats

A quick look at the nation’s largest nonprofit health system and world’s largest Catholic health system: 150,000 associates and 2,500 sites of care in 24 states, and the District of Columbia