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Community Impact

We actively seek to identify and respond to community needs, reduce disparities and ensure equitable access to care, quality and experience. We do this to improve the lives, health outcomes, and environment of individuals and communities.
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Mission in Action

Meeting people where they are to identify and address their most pressing needs.

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Identifying & Addressing Barriers to Health

From responding to the need for affordable access to food to improving maternal health to helping keep individuals insured, Ascension is showing up for those who need it the most.

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Ensuring Health Equity

We strive to help everyone attain the highest level of health possible — supporting culture, structure and processes that drive towards inclusion, diversity, equitable access and quality care.

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Investing in Community Health

Going where the need is greatest through investments, engagement and innovation.

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Environmental Sustainability

Reducing our footprint, ensuring a responsible supply chain, and walking alongside our communities to improve their quality of life

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Community Benefit

We provide healthcare for millions of people who might otherwise go without healthcare.