Health is a Human Right Articles

  • COVID-19: Stay home and stay safe

    COVID-19: Stay home and stay safe

    The most critical thing you could possibly do for your country, for the health care workers on the frontlines and for the health of your community is to stay home.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • California - Working people with Medicaid coverage

    California - Working people with Medicaid coverage

    Working people with Medicaid coverage

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  • Oregon - Medicaid Matters: Robin’s Story

    Oregon - Medicaid Matters: Robin’s Story

    It’s hard to put a price on your eyesight, but to Robin, 67, it’s the best gift she’s ever received. Thanks to Medicaid, she was able to get cataract surgery on both eyes and was no longer at risk...

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  • Oregon - Medicaid Matters: David’s Story

    Oregon - 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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  • New York - Medicaid Matters: Julie’s Story

    New York - Medicaid Matters: Julie’s Story

    For 18 years, Julie loved working as a residency coordinator in the orthopedics department of a large teaching hospital in Syracuse, New York. It was more than just a job. She describes herself as...

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  • Alaska - Medicaid Matters: Jackie’s Story

    Alaska - Medicaid Matters: Jackie’s Story

    There’s not much Jackie wouldn’t do for her mom Irene. When Irene’s chronic illnesses became worse and she couldn’t afford the growing medical bills, Jackie jumped in to help...

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  • California - Medicaid Matters: Chauntal’s Story

    California - Medicaid Matters: Chauntal’s Story

    Just months after her 24th birthday, Chauntal Lewis was driving away from a friend’s house one morning when a semi-truck slammed into her car. She lost her left hand on impact and was rushed to...

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  • Washington - Medicaid Matters: Margot's Story

    Washington - Medicaid Matters: Margot's Story

    Margot is all about doing for others. Before she became ill, she volunteered at a local food bank, cooked Thanksgiving meals for seniors in need and helped at her church...

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  • Washington - Medicaid Matters: Greg's Story

    Washington - Medicaid Matters: Greg's Story

    When Greg was 17, he went swimming in a lake. He just didn’t have the strength to swim back to shore. By the time Greg was pulled from the water, he had suffered severe brain damage...

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  • Washington - Medicaid’s role in the opioid epidemic

    Washington - Medicaid’s role in the opioid epidemic

    Medicaid’s role in the opioid epidemic

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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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  • Oregon - Medicaid is a life saver for us

    Oregon - Medicaid is a life saver for us

    Medicaid saves lives

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  • Alaska - She cried ‘tears of joy’ for her son

    Alaska - She cried ‘tears of joy’ for her son

    Becky is grateful every day that Medicaid helps ensure her son, Sawyer, enjoys his best, safest life without undue financial stress on the family.

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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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  • Alaska - A second chance at life

    Alaska - A second chance at life

    Medicaid helped Drew get back on his feet

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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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  • 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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  • California - Peace of mind for a healthy start in life

    California - Peace of mind for a healthy start in life

    Ryan and Rochelle's baby boy got a great start in life, thanks to Medicaid coverage.

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