Figures at a Glance

Covenant Health is Canada’s largest Catholic healthcare organization, with almost 15,000 physicians, employees and volunteers in 12 communities. A major provider in Alberta’s integrated health system, Covenant Health works with Alberta Health Services and community partners to positively influence the health of Albertans through a broad range of programs and services in 18 hospitals, health centres and continuing care facilities.


Employees: 9,785

Physicians: 831*

Volunteers:  2,785

*These physicians designate a Covenant Health facility as their primary site for practice. There are an additional 1,049 physicians who also have privileges to care for patients and residents in our facilities.

2012/13 Facts and Figures

In 2012/13, Covenant Health met or exceeded targets for service activity set out in our Cooperation and Service Agreement with Alberta Health Services, which outlines such annual service level requirements as occupancy rates, surgeries, lab tests, births and Emergency Department visits.

Service Activity

Emergency visits: 193,091

Outpatient visits: 386,888

Acute patient days: 316,431

Resident days:  507,768

Surgeries:  42,359

Deliveries: 9,527

Diagnostic Imaging exams: 259,312

Lab tests: Over 3.1 million

Service Capacity

Acute care beds: 946

Sub-acute care beds: 20

Palliative beds: 81

Rehabilitation beds: 24

Continuing care, designated assisted living, assisted living: 1,379

Community Service Beds (Respite): 13

Financial Overview


 CovenantHealth Summary of Activity 2012/2013

 Covenant Health Financial Statements - March 2013


 Covenant Health Summary of Activity 2011/2012    

 Covenant Health Financial Statements - March 2012


 Covenant Health Financial Statements - March 2011 


Executive Expense Reporting

Please note: where no report is posted, no expenses were reported during that period.

 Covenant Health Statement on Executive Compensation, August 2013: Board Chair, W. John Brennan

President, CEO

Senior Leadership Expense Reports

July 2013

June 2013

May 2013 

 Gordon Self, Vice President Mission Ethics and Spirituality

 Jan Schimp, Vice President Operations Acute Care - Misericordia Community Hospital

 Jennifer Fougere, Vice President Operations Support Services

 Karen Galenzoski, Senior Vice President And Chief Human Resources Officer

 Karen Macmillan, Vice Presiden tOperations Acute Care - Grey Nuns Community Hospital

 Linda Revell, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

 Michael Shea, Vice President, Governance Support

 Rosa Rudelich, Senior Vice President And Chief Financial Officer

 Sheli Murphy,Vice President Operations Rural Services

 Truman Severson, Vice President, Innovation and Business Development


As part of an ongoing commitment to quality and patient safety, each year, Covenant Health is accredited through Accreditation Canada.  Emphasizing accountability, performance measurement and effective governance, Accreditation Canada has an internationally recognized evaluation process for assessing the quality of health services.

Following an onsite survey in November 2012, Covenant Health was Accredited with Exemplary Standing, the highest level of achievement. This completes the third year of a three-year Accreditation cycle for Covenant Health. The next survey will take place in October 2014.

Covenant Health’s 2012 Accreditation Results:

 Executive Summary

 Full Report

For more information about Covenant Health’s commitment and contribution to Alberta’s health system:

 2013 Annual Report

 2012 Annual Report

 2011 Annual Report