CEO insights

Insights and perspectives from Rod Hochman, president and CEO of Providence St. Joseph Health

  • Chicago shooting reminds us we can't be complacent about hospital violence

    Chicago shooting reminds us we can't be complacent about hospital violence

    Our hearts go out to our colleagues at Mercy Hospital in Chicago. The recent tragedy remind us we can't be complacent about workplace violence in the health care setting.

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  • Living our values in times of change

    In this rapidly changing world

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  • The tragedy in Pittsburgh

    The tragedy in Pittsburgh

    At Providence St. Joseph Health, our Mission calls us to be a force of love in the face of hate. Together, we can do our part to foster a kinder, more just world.

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  • Protecting the health of legal immigrants

    Protecting the health of legal immigrants

    A new U.S. immigration policy could jeopardize the health of legal immigrants and our communities at large. The Department of Homeland Security is now accepting public comment.

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  • PSJH offers matching contributions for hurricane relief

    PSJH offers matching contributions for hurricane relief

    To support Hurricane Florence relief efforts, Providence St. Joseph Health will match caregiver contributions to the American Red Cross dollar for dollar up to $100,000.

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  • 6 ways PSJH is organizing for the future

    6 ways PSJH is organizing for the future

    Our vision - health for a better world - is driven by a belief that health is a human right. That's why we're innovating to increase access for all and responding to the call to operate in new ways.

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  • Celebrating two years as PSJH

    Celebrating two years as PSJH

    This month marks our second anniversary as Providence St. Joseph Health, and we have much to celebrate. We'll also continue to evolve with the times and lead with our values in these six ways.

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  • Our statement on recent immigration issues

    Our statement on recent immigration issues

    Compelled by our values of compassion, dignity and justice, PSJH is a voice for children separated from their families at the border, as well as our caregivers affected by the federal travel ban.

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  • Guatemala relief: Dollar-for-dollar matching donation

    Guatemala relief: Dollar-for-dollar matching donation

    Our partners and colleagues in Guatemala are safe. But the devastation from the recent volcanic eruption is tremendous. Donate to relief efforts and receive a dollar for dollar match.

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  • Study shows support for Medicaid

    Study shows support for Medicaid

    Americans overwhelmingly support Medicaid, according to a national study by Providence St. Joseph Health. The new study provides valuable insights as lawmakers consider the future of Medicaid.

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  • Addressing homelessness, mental health and more

    Addressing homelessness, mental health and more

    Our caregivers and community partners work together to meet vital local needs. Read our 2017 community benefit report.

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  • What my parents' deaths taught me about end-of-life care in America

    What my parents' deaths taught me about end-of-life care in America

    If we can improve the patient experience in the last two years of life, we will go a long way toward improving health care for people at every stage of life.

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  • Heroes: 3 inspiring acts of bravery by PSJH nurses

    Heroes: 3 inspiring acts of bravery by PSJH nurses

    Meet the PSJH nurses who responded to the Las Vegas mass shooting, a deadly train crash in Washington state and destructive wildfires in Northern California.

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  • Standing up for victims of sex trafficking

    Standing up for victims of sex trafficking

    Our values call us to stand up for victims of human trafficking. We were proud to support recent bipartisan anti-sex trafficking legislation.

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  • Reducing our carbon footprint

    Reducing our carbon footprint

    Providence St. Joseph Health is committed to operating more sustainably by consuming 30 percent less energy by 2025 and achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.

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  • Volunteering is one way to "do all the good you can"

    Volunteering is one way to "do all the good you can"

    When I think about the amazing work our caregivers do, I am often reminded of the wonderful quote by John Wesley: “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, for all..

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  • Empowering our patients via Apple’s new health records feature

    Empowering our patients via Apple’s new health records feature

    If you’re an iPhone user, you may be familiar with Apple’s Health app. It helps you keep track of how many steps you take, how much sleep you’re getting, what you’re eating and how often you stop...

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  • Introducing the new Mission statement for Providence St. Joseph Health

    Introducing the new Mission statement for Providence St. Joseph Health

    The Sisters of Providence and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange had a clear sense of purpose when they traveled West 160 years ago. They came to serve those in need and to be a source...

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  • Cuts to discounted drug program will hurt vulnerable populations

    If you want to stay abreast of issues related to health care for low-income populations, one to watch is the 340B Drug Discount program. Recent cuts to this program will undoubtedly devastate some...

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  • Parkland: Enough is enough

    When news broke about last week’s shooting in Parkland, Fla., it was unbearable to see the faces and learn the stories of the 17 innocent students and teachers who were murdered in the...

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