About Via Christi


By the Numbers

These numbers below represent the 2011 fiscal year

  • Inpatient Admissions:  47,721
  • Patient Days (acute care facilities):  220,559
  • Beds in Service:  1,163
  • Outpatient Services: 679,068
  • Long-term & Residential Care Days: 548,000
  • Home Health Visits:  51,317
  • Physician Visits: 680,299
  • Operating Revenues:  $1.09 billion


Via Christi Health is the largest provider of health care services in Kansas. Based in Wichita, it serves Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through its doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services. Via Christi includes:

  • 12 fully or partially owned hospitals – Wichita, Pittsburg, Manhattan, Salina, Wamego
  • 14 owned or managed senior villages and programs – Wichita, Pittsburg, Mulvane, Hays/Victoria, Manhattan, Ponca City, OK
  • Home health and home medical services – Wichita, Pittsburg, Garden City, Dodge City
  • Ambulatory surgery and imaging centers – Wichita
  • More than 10,000 employees
  • 1,100 physicians have medical privileges at Via Christi Hospitals. Via Christi Health employs 300 physicians and 139 mid-level providers. Via Christi includes an additional 140 employed physicians in hospitals and the community.


Ascension Health and the Marian Health System

Community Benefit

In fiscal year 2012, Via Christi Health provided $90.5 million in Community Benefit including -

  • $46.8 million in traditional charity care
  • $21.7 million in unreimbursed costs of Medicaid services
  • $22 million worth of other community benefit services including subsidized health services, graduate medical education, support of community clinics, health screenings, research and community building activities