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.

  • 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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  • New study shows strong public support for Medicaid

    New study shows strong public support for Medicaid

    According to several recent surveys, health care is a priority issue for Americans, right up there with jobs and the economy. Now, a national survey, conducted by Providence St. Joseph Health,...

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  • Guatemala relief: Dollar-for-dollar matching donation

    Guatemala relief: Dollar-for-dollar matching donation

    Photo credit: Catholic Relief Services At Providence St. Joseph Health, the people of Guatemala have a very special place in our hearts. More than 1,000 of our caregivers have traveled to the...

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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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  • Our community programs address key issues, from homelessness to mental health

    Our community programs address key issues, from homelessness to mental health

    Of everything we do across Providence St. Joseph Health, I am always inspired by the way our caregivers and community partners work together to meet local health needs. That’s why I’m excited to...

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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

    My dad, Robert Hochman, and my mom, Ara Montagnoli Hochman Though we don’t talk about it much as a society, most Americans say that when the time comes, they want to die peacefully in their own...

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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

    These days, it seems mass violence and cataclysmic natural disaster have become far too common place. It’s unsettling. But what gives me hope are the inspiring accounts of heroism – strangers...

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  • Standing up for victims of sex trafficking

    Standing up for victims of sex trafficking

    At a time when our nation’s two political parties don't often agree on much, they recently came together to agree on this: The Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act passed with overwhelming bipartisan...

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  • Reducing our carbon footprint

    Reducing our carbon footprint

      As Pope Francis reminds us in his 2015 encyclical on climate change, "The climate is a common good, belonging to all and meant for all. At the global level, it is a complex system linked to...

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