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.

  • We believe Housing is Health

    We believe Housing is Health

    We are working to find solutions to homelessness because housing is essential to health and well-being. Everyone deserves to have a place to call home.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Strange bedfellows? Group unites old foes in hunt for health fix

    Strange bedfellows? Group unites old foes in hunt for health fix

    Some big names in health care want to fix what they see as a broken system. First, they are mending fences.

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  • Talking with POLITICO about the future of health in America

    Talking with POLITICO about the future of health in America

    Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with Dan Diamond of POLITICO Pulse, a daily briefing on health care politics and policy. We discussed the current state of traditional hospital systems and...

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  • It takes a village: Providence's Dr. Rhonda Medows on health care amid uncertainty

    It takes a village: Providence's Dr. Rhonda Medows on health care amid uncertainty

    'When the community comes together, that's when I feel like we do our best work,' Medows says.

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  • Environmental stewardship

    Environmental stewardship

    Joel Gilbertson, Senior Vice President, Community Partnerships, talks about the importance of PSJH's environmental footprint.

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  • A healthy return

    A healthy return

    Advocates investing in troubled communities hope to bring about more than just surface-level change.

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