Guided By Heritage
Centura Health is guided by the heritage and mission of it's sponsors - Adventist Health Systems and Catholic Health Initiatives. With a shared mission of continuing the healing ministry of Christ, these two sponsors have combined their unique histories to forge an organization unlike any other. If you would like more information regarding either of our sponsors, please click on the links provided.
Catholic Health Initiatives, formed to advance and strengthen the Catholic health ministry into the 21st century. Catholic Health Initiatives is unique among health care systems in the U.S. The organization is committed to creating new models of health care, based on collaborative relationships and partnerships with community groups, agencies, and other health care organizations.
Catholic Health Initiatives is:
- A national not-for-profit health care organization
- Comprised of 68 hospitals, 44 long-term care, assisted and independent living facilities
- Six Community Health Services organizations
Located in 19 states
Adventist Health Systems
One of the largest Protestant, not-for-profit health care systems in the nation, Adventist Health System was established in 1973 to oversee the operations of the Seventh-day Adventist Church's health care organizations in several regions of the United States. From large metropolitan centers to remote rural areas, Adventist Health System offers a wide variety of services to their communities.
This faith-based system features 37 hospitals, 23 home health care entities and 24 extended care currently operating in ten southern, southwestern, and midwestern states employing more than 35,000 people. Adventist Health System serves more than 3 million patients annually including inpatient, outpatient and emergency visits.
The Adventist Health System is committed to extending the healing ministry of Christ as a community service of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.