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Dickinson to become Cardiac Ready Community

By Kayla Henson for The Dickinson Press

CHI St. Alexius Health Dickinson is partnering with multiple community organizations to earn Dickinson the designation of a North Dakota Cardiac Ready Community.

CHI St. Alexius Dickinson Named Best Place to Work for Young Professionals

Dickinson, ND – At the Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet held on April 30, 2019, CHI St. Alexius Health Dickinson received the Chamber Choice Award for Young Professionals Best Place to Work of the Year.

CommonSpirit Health™ Launches as New Health System

Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health combine to bring compassionate, high-quality care to communities across 21 states

Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) have come together as CommonSpirit Health, creating a new nonprofit Catholic health system focused on advancing health for all people and serving communities in 21 states.

The $29 billion system operates more than 700 care sites and 142 hospitals, as well as research programs, virtual care services, home health programs, and living communities. CommonSpirit Health also supports a range of community health programs to create healthier communities and address the root causes of poor health such as access to quality care and health equity, affordable housing, safe neighborhoods, and a healthy environment.

The new organization is built on the legacy of 17 congregations of women religious who founded health ministries to serve people most in need. Today, it is supported by approximately 150,000 employees and 25,000 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Catholic Health Initiatives CEO Kevin E. Lofton and Dignity Health President and CEO Lloyd H. Dean will both serve as CEOs in the Office of the CEO for the new health system.

CommonSpirit Health™ Launches as New Health System

Hospitals to post price list starting January 1

A federal law is mandating hospitals post their list of prices starting on January 1, 2019.

Hospitals to post price list starting January 1

Dickinson Achieves CenteringPregnancy Site Accreditation

Dickinson, ND - CHI St. Alexius Health Dickinson's CenteringPregnancy® prenatal care program has received site accreditation recognition from the Centering Healthcare Institute.

CHI ND Violence Prevention Program Honors Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The CHI ND Violence Prevention Program is honoring October 2018 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The statistics associated with domestic violence are astonishing. According to the Center for Disease Control approximately 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men in the US have been slapped, pushed, or shoved by an intimate partner in her/his lifetime; this doesn’t even begin to reflect those who experience verbal, psychological or sexual abuse.

CHI ND Violence Prevention Program Reaches Milestone

The CHI North Dakota Violence Prevention Program, an intimate partner violence prevention effort operating in eight CHI communities statewide recently concluded its third year of operations. Committed to creating and promoting a culture of non-violence as an essential element of healthy communities, the program has reached a pivotal Milestone.

ND Violence Prevention Program

National Presenter from Futures Without Violence to Speak at Summit

Catholic Health Initiatives’ (CHI) North Dakota Violence Prevention Program is hosting its third annual summit and training, Spotlight on Intimate Partner Violence on April 24, 2018 from 8:30 am - 5 pm. This free event will be held at CHI St. Alexius Health Bismarck Medical Center, Boniface Auditorium located at 900 East Broadway Avenue. Videoconferencing is available in Carrington, Dickinson, Lisbon, Oakes, Valley City and Williston.