CHI Health

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CHI Health
non-profit subsidiary
Industry Healthcare
Founded Omaha, Nebraska, U.S. (1996)
Headquarters Omaha, NE, U.S.
Area served
North America
Parent Catholic Health Initiatives

CHI Health is a non-profit, faith-based health organization with headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. CHI Health is made up of 15 acute care hospitals, six of which are located in the Omaha metro area.


Alegent Health was created in 1996, resulting from a long-standing partnership between the Lutheran Immanuel Medical Center and the Catholic Bergan Mercy Medical Center under the Community Health Vision. Both boards unanimously approved the union. The campuses joined together along with Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa and two regional health partners, Corning and Schuyler, as one health care system while maintaining their own identities and religious affiliations. In 1997, Midlands Hospital joined Alegent Health.

In 2012, Alegent acquired Creighton University Medical Center and was renamed Alegent Creighton Health. Also in 2012, Immanuel left the Alegent partnership to focus on its senior programs and Alegent became solely sponsored by Catholic Health Initiatives.[1] In 2014, Alegent Creighton Health merged with CHI Nebraska and was renamed CHI Health.[2]


Hospital City State Founded Acquired Acquired from
Bergan Mercy Medical Center Omaha Nebraska 1910 1996 Sisters of Mercy
Community Memorial Hospital Missouri Valley Iowa
Creighton University Medical Center Omaha Nebraska 1870 2012 Tenet Healthcare and Creighton University
Good Samaritan Hospital Kearney Nebraska 1924 2014 Merger with CHI Nebraska
Immanuel Medical Center Omaha Nebraska 1890 1996 Immanuel Health Systems (Nebraska Synod ELCA)
Lakeside Hospital Omaha Nebraska 2004
Memorial Hospital Schuyler Nebraska 1953 1996 Immanuel Health Systems (Nebraska Synod ELCA)
Midlands Hospital Papillion Nebraska 1903 1997
Mercy Hospital Corning Iowa 1996 Sisters of Mercy
Mercy Hospital Council Bluffs Iowa 1887 1996 Sisters of Mercy
Nebraska Heart Hospital Lincoln Nebraska 2003 2014 Merger with CHI Nebraska
Plainview Hospital Plainview Nebraska 1968
Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center Lincoln Nebraska 1889 2014 Merger with CHI Nebraska
Saint Francis Medical Center Grand Island Nebraska 1887 2014 Merger with CHI Nebraska
Saint Mary's Community Hospital Nebraska City Nebraska 1927 2014 Merger with CHI Nebraska

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