Rod Hochman

Rod Hochman is president and CEO of Providence St. Joseph Health, a national, Catholic, not-for-profit health system, comprising a diverse family of organizations serving Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington.

  • Hurricane Dorian

    Hurricane Dorian

    It is deeply saddening to watch the news and see the human suffering and devastation in the Bahamas and the Carolinas. In the blink of an eye, Hurricane Dorian rendered thousands of individuals...

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  • Shootings: We can't be complacent

    Shootings: We can't be complacent

    Once again, our nation mourns innocent lives lost to senseless mass shootings. We hold the people of Dayton, Ohio, El Paso, Texas and Gilroy, Calif. close in our hearts. And we refuse to fall into...

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  • Charlottesville: We cannot be complacent or silent

    Charlottesville: We cannot be complacent or silent

    Like many of you, I have been profoundly troubled by the white supremacist movement that seems to be gaining legitimacy across our country and around the world. Recent events in Charlottesville...

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  • Responding to the call at U.S. Southern border

    Responding to the call at U.S. Southern border

    When the Catholic Health Association issued an urgent call for help at the U.S. Southern border in May, caregivers from Providence St. Joseph Health stepped up to answer the call. Our first team...

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  • Microsoft and Providence St. Joseph Health forge strategic alliance

    Microsoft and Providence St. Joseph Health forge strategic alliance

    At Providence St. Joseph Health, we’ve been on a journey to transform health care and advance our vision of health for a better world. Today, I’m incredibly excited to announce a strategic...

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  • The power of love in action: Our latest community benefit report

    The power of love in action: Our latest community benefit report

    St. Vincent de Paul said zeal is love on fire. “If love is fire,” he wrote, “zeal is its flame. If love is the sun, then zeal is its ray. … Charity, when it dwells in a soul, never rests. It is a...

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  • Grateful for our nurses

    Grateful for our nurses

    When I reflect on my own life, times when I or my family have dealt with serious health issues, I am humbled and inspired by the nurses who were there for us in our moments of need. They were...

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  • Celebrating our founders on International Women's Day

    Celebrating our founders on International Women's Day

    I love to ask people this question. Can you name another $24 billion organization founded by women 160 years ago that has grown to serve millions of people in need every year? Our founding...

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  • Supporting federal workers

    Supporting federal workers

    If the longest government shutdown in U.S. history continues, an estimated 800,000 Americans will miss their second paycheck this Friday. The hardship this creates on people is tremendous.  We’re...

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  • Predictions: 2019 will be "the year of coalitions in health care"

    Predictions: 2019 will be "the year of coalitions in health care"

    As we start 2019, Providence St. Joseph Health is gearing up for another big year in health care. What are the key industry trends we’ll be tracking closely? We’ve outlined them in our second...

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  • It's time to redouble efforts to prevent suicide and addiction-related deaths

    It's time to redouble efforts to prevent suicide and addiction-related deaths

    This post is co-authored by Tyler Norris, MDiv, chief executive, Well Being Trust It’s an impossible concept to fathom. Life expectancy in the United States has declined for the third year in a...

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

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

    The safety of our caregivers is always top of mind for us. That’s why it struck a nerve when we heard about the shooting at Mercy Hospital in Chicago, which killed a doctor, a pharmacist and a...

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  • Living our values in times of change

    We live in unprecedented times. Technology has changed nearly every aspect of our lives – from the way we shop, bank and travel to the way we communicate with one another and consume news and...

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  • The tragedy in Pittsburgh

    The tragedy in Pittsburgh

    I am profoundly saddened by the senseless act of mass violence at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh over the weekend. My heart is heavy for the victims, their families, the congregation...

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  • Protecting the health of legal immigrants

    This post is co-authored by Ali Santore, group vice president of Government Affairs for Providence St. Joseph Health.  With one breaking news story after another cluttering the airwaves, it’s...

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  • PSJH offers matching contributions for hurricane relief

    PSJH offers matching contributions for hurricane relief

    In times of crisis, the caregivers of Providence St. Joseph Health never fail to ask, “What can we do to help?” We’ve received numerous emails from people across our organization over the last few...

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  • 6 ways PSJH is organizing for the future

    6 ways PSJH is organizing for the future

    At Providence St. Joseph Health, we are making a significant pivot, shifting from health care to health.  It’s a journey we call Health 2.0. We’ll continue to be here in times of sickness. But we...

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  • Community benefit report

    Community benefit report

    Providence St. Joseph Health identifies community needs and creates lasting solutions. In 2017, this investment totaled more than $1.6 billion in community benefit across seven states.

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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 I couldn’t be prouder of how far we’ve come in such a short amount of time. As we celebrate the two-year mark, I want...

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  • Our statement on recent immigration issues

    Our statement on recent immigration issues

      At Providence St. Joseph Health, our values include compassion, dignity and justice. To put a finer point on it, our statement of values – written with input from many of our 119,000 caregivers...

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