Catholic Health Initiatives is a values-driven organization. Our commitment to community begins with living our core values and adhering to exceptional standards of conduct. It is the personal responsibility of each of us, and all of us, to behave ethically and appropriately.

“At Catholic Health Initiatives, we believe that corporate responsibility begins with personal responsibility and integrity on the part of everyone who works for and with our organizations.”

- Michelle Cooper, Senior Vice President and Corporate Responsibility Officer

Our values and ethics at work

Health care is a complex industry. Our commitment to corporate responsibility is tied to the distinctive culture of Catholic Health Initiatives. Each of us helps shape that culture by acting in accordance with our core values and standards of conduct. We all have a personal responsibility to behave ethically and appropriately.

Why does Catholic Health Initiatives take corporate responsibility so seriously? Because it is an expression of our core values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.”

- Kevin Lofton, Chief Executive Officer

Our standards of conduct

All board and committee members, officers, employees, volunteers, medical staff and others working with Catholic Health Initiatives act in accordance with the following standards of conduct:

  1. Exercise good faith and honesty in all dealings and transactions.
  2. Create a workplace that fosters community and honors and cares for the dignity, safety and well-being of all persons in mind, body and spirit.
  3. Maintain a high level of knowledge and skill among all who serve in order to provide high-quality care and safety.
  4. Observe all laws, regulations and policies that govern what we do.
  5. Maintain the integrity and protect the confidentiality of patient, resident, employee and organizational information.
  6. Avoid conflicts of interest and/or the appearance of conflicts.
  7. Use our resources responsibly.