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Pilot Site Profile

Ascension Health, St. Louis, Missouri

4600 Edmundson Road
St. Louis, MO 63134

Anthony R. Tersigni, Ed.D., FACHE, President and CEO, Ascension Health

David Pryor, MD, Physician Director/Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President for Clinical Excellence, Principal Investigator/NCCCP Pilot Leader

Ascension Health is the largest Catholic and nonprofit healthcare system in the United States. The system operates 65 acute care hospitals nationally, including 10 critical access hospitals, in 35 community-based health ministries in 20 states and the District of Columbia. Three Ascension Health hospitals are participating as pilot sites in the NCCCP: St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana (lead site), Columbia St. Mary’s in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Brackenridge Hospital, in Austin, Texas. All three hospitals have rural affiliates as part of their networks and extensive outreach to both rural and urban areas of underserved and minority populations.

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