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About Via Christi

A healing presence in Kansas and northeast Oklahoma

Via Christi Health, a member of Ascension, has a rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region dating back more than 100 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, Via Christi Health is the largest provider of healthcare services in Kansas. We serve Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through our doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services.

In fiscal year 2015, Via Christi Health provided $82.5 million in benefit to the communities we serve.

Our Mission

Inspired by the Gospel and our Catholic tradition, we serve as a healing presence with special concern for our neighbors who are vulnerable.

Our Values

Service of the Poor - Generosity of spirit, especially for persons most in need

Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life

Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership

Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship

Creativity - Courageous innovation

Dedication - Affirming the hope and joy of our ministry

About Ascension

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 FY2015, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Approximately 160,000 associates and 36,000 aligned providers serve in 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. In addition to healthcare delivery, Ascension subsidiaries provide a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.