Trinity Health is a national, not-for-profit Catholic health system operating 93 hospitals in 22 states, including 120 continuing care locations — including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities. Based in Livonia, Michigan, Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 people including 5,300 physicians.
Trinity health corporation's purpose is to govern, manage, and provide administrative services to its first tier subsidiaries. The vast majority of these first tier subsidiaries are hospital organizations exempt under section 501(c)(3) and provide needed health care services to the communities in which they are located. The services provided by trinity health corporation allow for economies of scale that in turn permit the subsidiaries to provide health care services to patients at a reasonable cost. Trinity health corporation and its subsidiaries are collectively known as trinity health.trinity health is one of the largest catholic health care delivery systems in the country. Trinity health annually requires that all member ministries define - and achieve - specific community health and well-being goals. In fiscal year 2018, every ministry focused on four goals:1. Reduce tobacco use2. Reduce obesity prevalence3. Address at least one significant health need identified in the ministry community health needs assessment4. Address at least one social determinant of healthtrinity health acknowledges the impact social determinants such as adequate housing, safety, access to food, education, income, and health coverage have on the health of the community. In fiscal year 2016, trinity health launched the transforming communities initiative (tci) to advance community partnerships that focus on improving the health and well-being in communities served by the ministries of trinity health. Tci is an innovative funding model and technical assistance initiative supporting eight communities using policy, system, and environmental (pse) change strategies to prevent tobacco use and childhood obesity, as well as address social determinants of health. Trinity health invested $3.6 million in fiscal year 2018 in tci. In fiscal year 2018, trinity health launched the good samaritan initiative (gsi) to support the most vulnerable patients' social and economic needs in our system through integrating community health workers as part of care teams across nine ministries. Trinity health invested over $260,000 in fiscal year 2018 in gsi. Additionally, trinity health invested $500,000 in eleven grants to improve the built environment across eight ministries. As a not-for-profit health system, trinity health reinvests its profits back into our communities through promoting wellness and developing programs specifically supporting those who are poor and vulnerable, helping manage chronic conditions like diabetes, providing health education, and moving forward policy, system and environmental change. The organization works to ensure that its member hospitals and other entities/affiliates enhance the overall health of the communities they serve by addressing the specific needs of each community. In fiscal year 2018, trinity health invested over $1.1 billion in such community benefits.for more information about trinity health, visit www.trinity-health.org.