2018 Fiscal Year in Review

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We thank you

As the chair of the St. Luke’s Foundation Board, I want to take a moment to tell you how appreciative I am for your involvement in our work and your continued interest in the mission of our CHI Texas Division.

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Looking ahead

Nationally, we continue to progress toward joining our ministry with Dignity Health. Joint teams have been formed to explore both organizations and to develop a road map of how we will come together. We have improved our operational and financial performance and are especially focused on what we call our “living our mission measures”—quality, safety and patient experience.

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Meet the CEO

Doug Lawson currently serves as CEO of the CHI Texas Division, a regional health system with 17 hospitals that stretches across the southeastern section of the state and includes CHI St. Luke’s Health in Houston, CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial in the Lufkin-East Texas area, and CHI St. Joseph Health in Bryan/College Station and Brazos Valley region.

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We are

CHI Foundations of Texas encompasses fundraising for communities in the Greater Houston Area, Deep East Texas, and Bryan/College Station. In each region, our pledge is the same—we treat every donor and each other with compassion, kindness, and respect.

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Mission, vision & core values

The Mission of Catholic Health Initiatives is to nurture the healing ministry of the Church, supported by education and research. Fidelity to the Gospel urges us to emphasize human dignity and social justice as we create healthier communities.

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Awards, accolades,

CHI St. Luke’s Health hospitals received national recognition in FY 2018 for the high-quality care they provide.

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Donor spotlight

The JLH Foundation’s mission is clear—to support the financial needs of transplant patients and their families, to promote the need for organ donation and to support transplant programs across Texas, including the program at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.

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We stood together

As Hurricane Harvey dumped trillions of gallons of water on our region last year, unprecedented flooding affected hundreds of CHI St. Luke’s Health employees. For many, the losses from the storm were catastrophic and the stories, harrowing.

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Across our Texas division

Philanthropy propels care forward by supporting clinical research; education and training; and capital investments at our flagship hospital in the Texas Medical Center. Donor gifts supported a variety of vital projects this past year.

Thank you to our
philanthropic family

Throughout all the regions in which we operate, our donors join us to support their communities—whether it’s cancer care in Brazosport and Bryan/College Station or nursing excellence in Houston and The Woodlands.

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