Dr. Anthony R. Tersigni serves as President and CEO of Ascension, a Catholic healthcare organization dedicated to the transformation of healthcare through excellent clinical care throughout the continuum and through innovation. Its subsidiaries include Ascension Health, the United States’ largest Catholic and nonprofit health system. Ascension Health provides the highest quality care to all with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable. Last year Ascension Health provided $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and community benefit programs. Its Mission-focused Health Ministries employ 153,000 associates serving in more than 1,900 sites of care in 23 states and the District of Columbia. Other Ascension subsidiaries focus on service areas ranging from biomedical engineering to treasury management functions to resource and supply management to venture capital investing.