CHI Health & The Physician Network
Nebraska boasts the 2nd lowest unemployment rate in the United States, always lower than 3%. A great place to grow professionally and raise a family. Agricultural industry is largest economic contributor. Excellent educational system, fun tourism excursions, state parks, museums, and business growth. Nebraska residents are known for their hard work ethnic and welcoming spirit. Nebraska is a well-kept secret to living the good life.
Catholic Health Initiatives
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), a nonprofit, faith-based health system formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems, expresses its mission each day by creating and nurturing healthy communities in the hundreds of sites across the nation where it provides care. One of the nation’s largest health systems, Englewood, Colo.-based CHI operates in 19 states and comprises 102 hospitals, including four academic health centers and major teaching hospitals and 30 Critical-Access hospitals; accredited nursing colleges; home-health agencies; and other facilities that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care. In fiscal year 2015, CHI provided $981 million in charity care and community benefit -- through programs and services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. The health system, which generated $15.2 billion in total annual operating revenues fiscal year 2015, has total assets of $23.0 billion.
Our Core Values – Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence
About CHI Health Clinic:
CHI Health Clinic, sponsored by Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), is the largest faith-based healthcare system in Nebraska and southwest Iowa. A growing multi-specialty network of highly-skilled medical providers, CHI Health Clinic offers primary and specialty care at more than 100 locations throughout the Omaha metro locations and in smaller communities throughout Nebraska and Southwest Iowa. CHI Health Clinic employs nearly 600 physicians and advanced practice clinicians representing more than 40 specialties. As the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools, CHI Health and CHI Health Clinic are committed to teaching the health professionals of the future.
About The Physician Network:
The Physician Network is a physician-led, physician directed organization dedicated to improving patient outcomes by enabling its providers to focus entirely on what they do best: practicing their specialties and providing superior health care services.
The Physician Network:
- Has grown to 340+ providers - a multi-specialty provider enterprise
- Consists of 50+ primary care and specialty care practice sites located throughout Nebraska
- Began in 1994; is a wholly-owned subsidiary corporation of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), the nation's second largest Catholic health care system; in cooperation with CHI Health which represents our facilities in Nebraska and southeast Iowa
The Physician Network's affiliate hospitals include CHI Health Saint Elizabeth and CHI Health Nebraska Heart Hospital in Lincoln; CHI Health Saint Francis in Grand Island; CHI Health Good Samaritan in Kearney; and CHI Health St. Mary's in Nebraska City.