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2014-03-26 08:35:02

The company transitions to a single brand identity and launches updated corporate website WALNUT CREEK, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension Insurance, Inc. announced today the launch of its new corporate website, www.ascensionins.com, as well as its new logo and brand identity. This rebranding effort follows a period of expansion for the company over the past three years, in which several acquisitions of smaller, successful brokerage firms were completed. Ascension's...

2013-12-31 16:22:13

New Role Expands Ascension's Compliance Capabilities and Affordable Care Act Expertise WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension Insurance, Inc., announced today that Ed Bray has joined their benefits practice group in the newly-created role of Senior Vice President, Compliance. Bray will be responsible for delivering health and welfare benefits compliance support and services to Ascension's clients. Bray joins Ascension with over 15 years' experience directing...

2013-11-12 08:31:15

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension Health (or Ascension Health Ministries of Michigan) has announced digital and social marketing firm Embark Digital as its agency of record for the health care system's digital communications activities at all of its health ministries throughout Michigan. In addition to St. John Providence Health System in metropolitan Detroit, Embark Digital's agency of record agreement for digital and social services now also includes...

2013-11-04 08:25:41

Healthcare Private Equity Investing Strategy Continues ST. LOUIS, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension Health Ventures has changed its name to Ascension Ventures effective Nov. 4 to better align with the new identity architecture of its parent organization, Ascension. Based in St. Louis, Ascension Ventures has $550 million in assets under management through three separate venture capital funds. Its limited partners include Ascension and other Catholic and nonprofit health systems...

2013-09-27 12:25:14

Commitment to St. Louis Business Community Continues ST. LOUIS, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Catholic Healthcare Investment Management Company (CHIMCO) will change its name to Ascension Investment Management effective Oct. 1 to better align one of the nation's largest socially responsible investment portfolios with its parent organization, Ascension. Based in St. Louis, Ascension Investment Management has approximately $26 billion in assets under management for Ascension and...

2013-09-18 16:20:14

Strategic acquisition of Transure Services, Inc. expands firm's capabilities in trucking and transportation insurance market WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension Insurance, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Transure Services, Inc., located in Whitsett, North Carolina. Founded in 1952, Transure Services, Inc. specializes in trucking and transportation insurance, including commercial and motor truck cargo, in addition to worker's compensation, accident,...

2013-07-15 12:23:40

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension Health (or Ascension Health Ministries of Michigan) today announced it has named full-service marketing communications firm Duffey Petrosky as agency of record for the health care system's advertising, marketing and digital communications activities at all of its health ministries throughout Michigan. In addition to St. John Providence Health System in metropolitan Detroit, Duffey Petrosky's agency of record agreement...

2013-04-22 12:31:59

ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patricia Maryland, Dr.PH, has been promoted to President of Healthcare Operations and Chief Operating Officer for Ascension Health, effective July 1. Dr. Maryland will continue her roles as Michigan Ministry Market Leader for Ascension Health and President and CEO of St. John Providence Health System (SJPHS) in Detroit, a member of Ascension Health, through June 30. Dr. Maryland has more than 30 years of healthcare leadership...