Avera Health is a Christian-based integrative healthcare system provider with 35 hospitals, 215 primary care and specialty clinics, 40 senior living facilities, and numerous home care, hospice, sports, and wellness facilities serving more than 1 million people in South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Nebraska.
Based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Avera Health is made up of dozens of organizations that include tax-exempt non-profits and taxable partnerships, corporations, and trusts. This post reports the executive compensation at Avera Heath, a tax-exempt non-profit 501 (c) (3) with 15 voting members on the governing body, 10 of whom are independent, 8 of whom are male and 7 whom are female.
Key information reported on the Form 990 (for the year ending June 30, 2019) include the following: Read more
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is one of the largest, if not the largest philanthropy focused solely on health. The foundation’s goal, through the use of grants, is “to improve the health and healthcare of all Americans.”
Given that people in the US (compared to other high income countries) have shorter lives, more heart disease, obesity, diabetes, lung disease, disabilities, HIV and AIDS, drug-related deaths, adolescent pregnancy, bad birth outcomes, and disabilities than nearly every single other country (as measured by the American Public Health Association) but spend more per capita (about $8,000 per person) than every other country in the world, is there any question the US needs to focus on health and reversing the current trends? But, the more potent question is this: Is the foundation making a difference – reversing the health trends in the US – with the more than $400 million in grants awarded annually and the $300 million the foundation spends annually to support, manage, and grow itself? Read more
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is considered by many to be the leading conservation organization in the world. Established nearly 60 years ago in 1960, the WWF is based in Washington, DC but operates all over the world (in more than 100 countries).
The most recent IRS Form 990 (2018) reports financial information about the organization for the year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019 (hereafter referred to as 2019). A 501 (c) (3), WWF reports the following information on revenue, expenses, grants, assets, liabilities, and the organization’s net fund balance. Read more
The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) was established in 1979 “as a nimble non-profit with strong community partnerships that would connect hard-to-tap public and private resources with underinvested places and people….” Sounds like United Way and in many ways the organizations are similar except that LISC is a much smaller version with 37 local offices in 2,200 counties in 45 states (compared to thousands of United Way offices throughout the world). Read more
The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) was established in 1979 “as a nimble non-profit with strong community partnerships that would connect hard-to-tap public and private resources with underinvested places and people….” Sounds like United Way and in many ways the organizations are similar except that LISC is a much smaller version with 37 local offices in 2,200 counties in 45 states (compared to thousands of United Way offices in all 50 states). Read more
Piedmont Healthcare is a tax-exempt, non -profit healthcare provider based in Atlanta, Georgia with 11 hospitals, 34 urgent care centers, 25 “QuickCare” centers, and more than 550 physician offices that employ more than 23,000 employees.
Made up of dozens of other organizations that include non-profits, taxable corporations, and taxable trusts, Piedmont Healthcare has one organization – Piedmont Healthcare, Inc. (PHI) – whose mission is to manage all the affiliated/related and subsidiary organizations in the system.
PHI has 20 voting members of its governing body, 14 of whom are independent. 17 of the 20 (85%) board members are male while 3 of the 20 (15%) are female. Read more
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is a tax-exempt, non-profit healthcare provider with more than 90,000 employees that work in 40 hospitals and more than 700 healthcare-related clinics/offices and a 4 million member insurance services division (the largest medical insurer in western Pennsylvania).
The organization consists of hundreds of related/affiliated organizations (both non-profit and for-profit). This post addresses the executive compensation at UPMC Group, a tax-exempt, non-profit 501 (c) 3 that employs the largest number of employees (65,000) within the system. Read more
The Yale New Haven Health System serves Connecticut patients through 5 hospitals, a multi specialty physician foundation and numerous other offices staffed by more than 26,000 employees.
Based in New Haven, CT, the Yale New Haven Health System consists of dozens of separate tax-exempt non-profit organizations, taxable partnerships and taxable corporations and trusts. The purpose of this post is to report the executive compensation at Yale New Haven Health Services Corporation (YNHHSC), a tax-exempt non-profit 501 (c) (3) that employs 3,275 employees who provide overall management to the entire Yale New Haven Health System. Read more
Iowa Health System is also known as UnityPoint Health, one of the largest healthcare systems in the Iowa, although the organization also provides healthcare in Illinois and Wisconsin (hence, the name change using the word “unity”). Although the name change occurred in 2013, Iowa Health System still files a form 990 under the Iowa Health System name but notes that the organization is doing business as UnityPoint Health. This entity is the management arm of the organization.