The Physician Network is a physician-led organization dedicated to improving patient outcomes by enabling its providers to focus entirely on what they do best: practicing their specialties and providing superior health care services.
The Physician Network:
- Has grown to 340+ providers
- Consists of 50+ primary care and specialty care practice sites located throughout Nebraska
- Is a wholly-owned subsidiary corporation of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), the nation's second largest Catholic health care system
The Physician Network's affiliate hospitals include CHI Health Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center and CHI Health Nebraska Heart Hospital in Lincoln; CHI Health Saint Francis Medical Center in Grand Island; CHI Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney; and CHI Health St. Mary's Community Hospital in Nebraska City.
Catholic Health Initiatives, a nonprofit, faith-based health system formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems, expresses its mission each day by creating and nurturing healthy communities in the hundreds of sites across the nation where we provide care. One of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, Englewood, Colorado-based CHI operates in 18 states and comprises 100 hospitals, including two academic health centers and major teaching hospitals as well as 30 critical-access facilities; community health-services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home-health agencies; living communities; and other facilities and services that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care.
In fiscal year 2018, CHI provided more than $1.14 billion in financial assistance and community benefit for programs and services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. Financial assistance and community benefit totaled approximately $2.1 billion with the inclusion of the unpaid costs of Medicare. The health system, which generated operating revenues of $15 billion in fiscal year 2018, has total assets of approximately $20.5 billion. Learn more at www.catholichealthinitiatives.org
Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers and support a drug-free work environment.
Lincoln is the state capital and home to University of Nebraska (UNL) with a growing population of nearly 300,000. Lincoln is a growing community. In the past decade, Lincoln's overall population has grown by 51,284 residents, or 23%, since 2005 (Lincolnvitalsigns.org). We are known as one of the Happiest Cities. #1 in Best places for business and careers. Rated #10 Most beautiful cities in America. Nicknamed "Silicon Prairie". Home to outstanding major college sports; major concert performances, active theater and arts, family friendly neighborhoods, beautiful parks, golf courses and trails. You'll experience all four seasons in a wonderful environment that offers excellent schools, both private and public. Lincoln is a sweet spot for balanced living, there is life after work with time and money to enjoy it.