About Us

KentuckyOne Health is now CHI Saint Joseph Health – a name that reflects the rich heritage of Lexington’s first hospital and the renewal of a commitment to the caring and innovative legacy of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. Learn more about our transition to CHI Saint Joseph Health.

CHI Saint Joseph Health, part of Catholic Health Initiatives, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. We consist of 135 locations in 20 counties, including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies. In total, the health system serves patients in 35 Kentucky counties.

At CHI Saint Joseph Health, we are dedicated to building healthier communities by elevating patient care through an integrated physical and behavioral health delivery system. We are guided by our strong mission and faith-based heritage and work through local partnerships to expand access to care in the communities we serve.

Our Mission

The mission of Catholic Health Initiatives is to nurture the healing ministry of the Church, supported by education and research. Fidelity to the Gospel urges us to emphasize human dignity and social justice as we create healthier communities.

Our Values

We are guided by our Mission and Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.


Profound respect and awe for all of creation, the foundation that shapes spirituality, our relationships with others and our journey to God.


Moral wholeness, soundness, fidelity, trust, truthfulness in all we do.


Solidarity with one another, capacity to enter into another’s joy and sorrow.


Demonstrating preeminent performance, becoming the benchmark, putting forth our personal and professional best.