The St.Vincent Health mission is to provide high quality, holistic
care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and
communities, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable. This
mission drives and informs the way each St.Vincent ministry contributes
to its community.
As a non-profit hospital system, St.Vincent Health recognizes an
obligation to measure, track and report on the level of that community
benefit investment in each community served.
Community benefit investment includes not only the programs and
services described in Community Connections, but also the millions of
dollars in free or reduced-cost health care St.Vincent Health provides
annually to the poor, vulnerable, uninsured or underinsured in each
The St.Vincent Health annual Community Benefit Report documents for
state and local government, each St.Vincent community and our own
associates the financial investment St.Vincent Health has made in each
community, through programs and events, through traditional charity care
and through shortfalls resulting from participation in public programs
such as Medicaid. In reporting this investment, St.Vincent Health
follows the policies of the Catholic Healthcare Association.
In addition to documenting the financial commitment to community
benefit by location, the report offers a snapshot of key programs and
events offered in that year and shares some of the underlying personal
stories that reflect the importance of this investment.
View the 2013 Community Benefit Report Flipbook►