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Jun 04, 2020, 11:24 ET New Small-Scale Hospital Planned for Waukesha

Delivering on a promise to expand access to healthcare, Ascension Wisconsin today announced its plans to open a new small-scale hospital in Waukesha. ...


Jun 03, 2016, 12:46 ET National Initiative to Reduce Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Leads to 32 Percent Improvement in non-ICU setting

The results of a national initiative to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) in the hospital setting were just published in...


Apr 12, 2016, 04:00 ET TowerBrook Capital Partners to Invest in Ascension Subsidiary TriMedx

Ascension, the nation's largest non-profit health system, has reached an agreement with TowerBrook Capital Partners, an investment management firm,...


Mar 28, 2016, 09:00 ET Ascension Sites of Care Now Veteran Providers Outside VA

Ascension, the nation's largest nonprofit healthcare system and the world's largest Catholic health system, today announced a national partnership to ...


Mar 01, 2016, 11:30 ET Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Becomes Part of Ascension Wisconsin

Ascension and Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare announced today the signing of an agreement making Wheaton's Southeast Wisconsin operations and related...


Oct 29, 2015, 12:30 ET Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Facilities in Southeast Wisconsin to Join Ascension

Ascension, the nation's leading non-profit health system and world's largest Catholic health system, has signed a letter of intent with the Wheaton...


Oct 02, 2015, 03:45 ET Ascension Health Selected for Second Consecutive Time to Lead National Efforts to Improve Patient Safety

Ascension Health, a subsidiary of Ascension, the nation's largest Catholic and non-profit health system, has been selected as one of 17 national,...


Oct 01, 2015, 11:00 ET Crittenton Hospital Medical Center Joins Ascension Michigan

Effective today, Crittenton Hospital Medical Center, located in Rochester, Michigan, is part of Ascension Michigan. "The Northern Oakland County...


Sep 15, 2015, 12:00 ET St. Louis-based Ascension Providing Hope through Chess to Students in Ferguson-Florissant School District

The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis and Ascension, the nation's largest Catholic and non-profit health system, have partnered with...


Aug 31, 2015, 04:00 ET Crittenton Hospital Medical Center to Become Part of Ascension Michigan

Ascension has signed a definitive agreement with Crittenton Hospital Medical Center for the facility to become part of Ascension Michigan. Crittenton ...


Mar 25, 2015, 04:24 ET Ascension Leading in National Value-Based Care Effort

Ascension today helped kick off a national effort to bring public and private sector partners together to move healthcare toward a system that...


Jul 30, 2014, 11:15 ET Ascension Forms New National Senior Care Health Ministry

Ascension, the nation's largest Catholic and non-profit health system, today announced the formation of Ascension Health Senior Care, uniting the...


Jul 01, 2014, 10:00 ET Ascension Names Six Members of New Board of Directors

Ascension is pleased to announce six members of the new Ascension Board of Directors: The Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, CM, EdD, President, DePaul...


Nov 28, 2011, 09:00 ET Ultrasonix and Ascension Introduce New Ultrasound Guidance Products at RSNA 2011

Tight integration of Ascension's magnetic sensors with Ultrasonix's SonixTablet and SonixGPS Positioning System is expanding point-of-care procedures ...