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About Us

About the Midwest Division

Who We Are

The Midwest Division of CommonSpirit Health is a regional health care network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church, while creating healthier communities. With its national office in Chicago, IL, CHI Health Midwest includes communities in Southwest Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota and North Dakota. 

CommonSpirit Health is a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. 

The Midwest Division has about 12,500 employees and 4,122 employed physicians and advanced practice clinicians. 

Our Mission

CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities. We seek to deliver exceptional patient care and ensure that every person has access to quality health care. 

Our mission is to “make the healing presence of God known in our world by improving the health of the people we serve, especially those who are vulnerable, while we advance social justice for all.” 

We aspire to create that healthier future - inspired by faith, driven by innovation and powered by our humanity - by living our guiding principles of Compassion, Inclusion, Integrity, Excellence and Collaboration.

In Fiscal Year 2022, the Midwest Division invested more than $265.3 million back into our communities. Most of those dollars went to caring for the poor and underserved.

Our Location and Services

CommonSpirit stands for our people, excellence and our future. Our combined organization consists of one Academic Medical Center, 28 acute care hospitals,  200 Clinic locations, 18 critical access hospitals, two free-standing behavioral health facilities, one  center for the developmentally disabled and one home health agency.


CHI Health Mercy Corning

Council Bluffs

CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs

Missouri Valley

CHI Health Missouri Valley


CHI St. Alexius Health Bismarck 


CHI St. Alexius Health Carrington

Devils Lake

CHI St. Alexius Health Devils Lake


CHI St. Alexius Health Dickinson


CHI Friendship


CHI St. Alexius Health Garrison


CHI Lisbon Health


CHI Oakes Hospital

Turtle Lake

CHI St. Alexius Health Turtle Lake

Valley City

CHI Mercy Health - Valley City


CHI St. Alexius Health Williston

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The Midwest Division - By the Numbers

  • Care for more than one million patients a year
  • 26 hospitals, 171 clinic locations, 32 designated Patient-Centered Medical Homes
  • $265.3 million in quantified community benefit in 2022
  • 10,313 births a year
  • 370 clinical research projects 100+ongoing patient care & safety improvement projects
  • Clinically Integrated Network, CHI Health Partners, with 4,122 aligned and employed providers
  • 12,588 Full-time Employees (FTEs)
  • Educates, trains and precepts 3,800 students a year