Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable.
In FY2016, Ascension provided more than $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 150,000 associates and 36,000 aligned providers. Ascension’s Healthcare Division operates 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia, while its Solutions Division provides a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.
For more than a century, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare and our dedicated staff have offered the highest level of quality care to individuals and families throughout Southeast Wisconsin. We combine new technologies and innovative treatments with a compassionate, healing environment.
As a not-for-profit organization and one of the largest providers of care in Southeast Wisconsin, we strive to make a difference in the lives of our patients and our community. Our Mission, Vision and Values guide everything we do, and emphasize the respect and dignity of our patients, associates and the communities we serve.