Health Is A Human Right

Providence St. Joseph Health, a national not-for-profit health system is driven by a beleive that health is a human right and committed to caring for all.

  • Mapping out equitable care

    Mapping out equitable care

    See how Providence St. Joseph Health invests in communities to improve the health of those covered by Medicaid and vulnerable populations...

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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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  • Medicaid explained

    Medicaid explained

    90 percent of Americans think Medicaid is important to our health care system and the benefits reach far and wide. That is, once they understand it.

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  • PSJH joins Pearl Jam to end homelessness

    PSJH joins Pearl Jam to end homelessness

    As part of the Pearl Jam campaign to end homelessness in Seattle, PSJH is supporting a modular shelter project that will accommodate 72 people per night, helping those in unauthorized encampments.

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  • Providence plans to help house 20% of Portland’s chronically homeless

    Providence plans to help house 20% of Portland’s chronically homeless

    Portland was one of five cities nationwide selected to participate in the program.

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  • Medicaid study reinforces that housing is health care

    Medicaid study reinforces that housing is health care

    Study finds Medicaid costs decrease when people with very low incomes have secure housing.

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  • Upstream causes of homelessness and the search for solutions

    Upstream causes of homelessness and the search for solutions

    Housing expert Timothy Zaricznyj looks at the connections between taxes, health insurance, mental health and secure housing...

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  • Our family of organizations

    Our family of organizations

    What is Providence St. Joseph Health? We’re a family of organizations across seven western states that share a belief that health care is a human right. Learn more about us and where we serve.

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  • Health, healing and politics: Why we speak up

    Health, healing and politics: Why we speak up

    We are advocates on behalf of everyone we serve, especially those on the margins...

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  • Housing is health care

    Housing is health care

    A new series from a housing expert takes a deep dive into the relationship between housing and health.

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  • Housing as a bridge to better mental health

    Housing as a bridge to better mental health

    A look at the power of home and community, and the "housing first" response to homelessness.

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  • Giving a voice to the vulnerable

    Giving a voice to the vulnerable

    You might be surprised to learn who is covered by Medicaid; they are likely people you know—loved ones, neighbors or work friends.

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  • Medicaid Myth or Fact?

    Medicaid Myth or Fact?

    Test your knowledge of Medicaid. How much do you know about its role in the lives of your friends, neighbors and loved ones? Take our quiz and find out.

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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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  • Medicaid Matters: Tress's story

    Medicaid Matters: Tress's story

    Medicaid was there when Tress needed help, with quality care and diabetes education.

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  • Medicaid Matters: Harold's story

    Medicaid Matters: Harold's story

    For Harold, Medicaid was his lifeline to treatment after a devastating stroke...

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  • The Future of X: Health

    The Future of X: Health

    In this podcast series, OZY paints a picture of health care in 2069. Health in 50 years won’t be based entirely on robots or advanced A.I., but rather on raw human connection.

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  • TrinityKids Care: Layla's Story

    TrinityKids Care: Layla's Story

    It's hard when a loved one needs end of life care, even harder when they can't afford it. learn how Providence St. Joseph Health helps families in need receive this vital care.

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  • Medicaid Matters: David’s Story

    Medicaid Matters: David’s Story

    David has a lot to live for. At age 69, he has six adult children, 20 grandkids and 11 great-grandkids. He also has his beloved martial arts that he began practicing in his 20s and still continues...

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  • Hospitals are fed up with drug companies, so they’re starting their own

    Hospitals are fed up with drug companies, so they’re starting their own

    A group of major American hospitals, battered by price spikes on old drugs and long-lasting shortages of critical medicines, has launched a mission-driven, not-for-profit generic drug company...

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