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National Survey from Health System Finds Nine-in-Ten Believe Smiling Impacts One’s Health
It is anticipated that discussions will continue through early 2017
On Demand Economy Drives a New Model for Consumer-friendly Health Services
FlexJobs and ‘1 Million for Work Flexibility’ Celebrate Notable Advancements in Flexible Work, Identifying Dignity Health Among Top 250 With the Most Flexible Jobs
Hospital Improvement Innovation Network to continue patient safety improvement efforts started under the Partnership for Patients initiative.
Health System Maintains Commitment to Mission and Adapts to Challenges in Changing Care Models.
Alliance will offer advanced technologies and genomic profiling to nearly 150 hospitals.
The San Francisco 49ers, California Interscholastic Federation, and ImPACT Expand the Comprehensive Program to Improve Sports Concussion Education, Prevention and Response.
The designation recognizes individuals whose humanitarian contributions have made a profound impact on their communities.
The study, "Effectiveness of Population Health Management Using the Propeller Health Asthma Platform: A Randomized Clinical Trial," was recently published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice.
The sessions will demonstrate how technology has helped Dignity Health reduce costs, improve patient experience and outcomes, and increase access to care.
This partnership will provide patients with greater access to convenient care, where and when they need it most.
Three Bay Area high schools - George Washington, Overfelt, and Berkeley - have been selected to receive Dignity Health Concussion Network's comprehensive concussion education, cognitive assessments, and pre-and-post concussion testing.
As part of the Great Kindness Challenge this year, Dignity Health has selected a group of community leaders, including Dean; Rep. Doris Matsui; and former CEO of Ella Health, Melissa Dyrdahl, to share their personal "Leading with Kindness" stories, offering poignant moments and lessons where kindness impacted their careers.
The Paris Pledge of Action was prepared during the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) in Paris, France.
Dignity Health, one of the largest health systems in the nation, has named Daniel Morissette to the position of senior executive vice president/chief financial officer
Dignity Health will participate in meetings concurrent with the COP21 Paris Climate Conference.
Dignity Health and Kaiser Permanente are partnering to meet the health care needs of the Stockton community by jointly owning St. Joseph’s Medical Center.
New survey from health care system reveals almost half of respondents check their phones before getting out of bed in the morning
Dignity Health has been selected for a second round of Hospital Engagement Network funding to develop and implement learning initiatives to support patient safety efforts across its system
Health system strengthens focus on new models for health care delivery
Multi-Phase Design Enhancements in 39 Hospitals Support Patient Experience
Partnering with MedShare and Project C.U.R.E., Supplies Will Help Earthquake Recovery Efforts
Web App Allows You to Share the Unique Music of Your Heartbeat with a Loved One
Share the unique music of your heartbeat with a loved one
Dignity Health Completes Millions of Kind Acts for the Great Kindness Challenge
Dignity Health is "Matching" Kind Acts of School Kids for The Great Kindness Challenge
Health Care Provider Will Join White House Initiative to Improve Climate Resilience
Through Project C.U.R.E. Partnership, Supplies Will Help in the Fight Against Ebola
Dignity Health and Stanford University Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education announce partnership to study impact of compassion and kindness in health care
The company received $100,000 from The Social+Capital Partnership to bring personalized patient engagement solutions in health care
National health system selected to participate in the Partnership for Patients' Hospital Engagement Network for the third consecutive year
Financial Contributions and Volunteerism Comprise More than 20 years of Improving Communities
Patients are willing to pay more and travel further for kinder treatment
Health system continues to take leadership role in implementing reforms, improving quality, and innovating to ensure the patient is at the center of health care.
As consumers take a greater role in health care decisions, Dignity Health and Optum launch Optum360 to simplify billing and increase cost transparency for patients and modernize administration for hospitals, care providers, and payers
Dignity Health, one of the five largest hospital systems in the nation, has named Rick Grossman to the position of executive vice president/general counsel and Darryl Robinson as executive vice president/chief human resources officer.
Hello humankindness is Dignity Health's response to two realities that have increasingly shaped the American cultural landscape and a health care industry moving towards reform: the institutionalization of health care and the decline of civility in society.
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation have named several Dignity Health hospitals as among those to pilot bundled payment models.
Dignity Health has reduced early elective deliveries from 7 percent to 1 percent in less than one year, preventing 70 NICU admissions and saving $1 million.
Dignity Health announced today that it has made more than $4.2 million in grant awards and $7.7 million in new community investments to non-profit organizations in California, Arizona, Oregon, and Nevada.
Health system grows nationally, continues partnerships in accountable care, technology investments, and community benefit in advance of health reform.
Dignity Health announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of U.S. HealthWorks
Exclusive licensing rights have been given to Excelsius Surgical to develop and bring to market a robotic surgical guidance system that will allow physicians to perform less invasive spinal procedures.
Dignity Health announced today it will be the first health care system in the nation to begin using pigment-free patient plastics in all of its hospitals and other care centers to reduce its impact on the environment
Catholic Healthcare West (CHW), the fifth largest health system in the nation, announced today that it has changed its name to Dignity Health as part of a governance restructure that will position the organization to succeed in a changing health care environment.
Catholic Healthcare West has been named one of the first federally designated Hospital Engagement Centers as part of a national initiative to improve health care quality and reduce costs.
Breakthrough technology connects doctors to moms in labor
The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce has honored Catholic Healthcare West with its Excellence in Business Award.
CHW announced the results of its 2011 fiscal year, posting a net income of $917 million for the year ended June 30.
White House Cabinet Member visits Saint Francis Memorial Hospital to learn about what she called "one of the best examples of patient care in the country."
CHW President/CEO has been recognized as one of the nation's top 20 most influential people in health care, calls for continued commitment to health care as a fundamental human right.
CHW is proud to be one of the primary investors in the California Endowment's FreshWorks Fund.
On the anniversary of the health reform law, CHW's President/CEO Lloyd H. Dean and the President for the Pacific Business Group on Health, David Lansky, talk about the promise of a modernized health system.
By the year 2020, CHW will reduce overall energy consumption by 20%, greenhouse gas emissions by 40%, and fully 35% of energy use will come from renewable sources.
Catholic Healthcare West is one of the first hospital systems in the nation to join Partnership for Patients, a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services project that requires invited members to sign a pledge committing to reduce medical errors and readmissions.
CHW, Hill Physicians, UCSF team up on an accountable care organization for the City and County of San Francisco.
CHW has released an online functionality for its groundbreaking Community Need Index, which pinpoints health need for every zip code in the U.S.
Background, media statements, frequently asked questions, and analysis regarding CHW's St. Joseph's Hospital and the Diocese of Phoenix.
CHW's President/CEO, Lloyd H. Dean, applauds President Obama's efforts to create more jobs, warns that more cuts to government health programs will "severely impact our ability to hire and retain workers."
CHW reduces sepsis mortality by 33 percent, saves $36.5 million in three years.
Herbert "Herb" J. Vallier has been named to the position of Senior Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer.
CHW reaffirms its commitment to local health care providers by contributing $5 million to a $22 million emergency loan program for cash-strapped clinics and rural hospitals affected by delays in Medi-Cal payments.
Practice Greenhealth presents CHW and 14 of its hospitals with national award for environmental stewardship.
Modern Healthcare Names Top 25 Minorities in Healthcare
Dignity Health President/CEO Lloyd H. Dean's official statement regarding the Supreme Court's decision on the Affordable Care Act.
As long-time advocates for meaningful health care reform, CHW is pleased with the continued progress towards fixing our broken national health system.
EHR to be installed at 31 hospitals, as well as medical foundations and community physician offices
Donations to assist in meeting immediate needs and to rebuild local hospital
CHW announces the results of its 2009 fiscal year, posting operating income of $261 million for the year ended June 30, compared to $160 million in the 2008 fiscal year.
CHW Urges Elected Officials and Health Care Industry Leaders to Deliver Meaningful Reform; Ads Highlight CHW's Focus on Innovation and Cost Control as Part of the Solution
Sacramento CalPERS pilot project will bring three health care organizations together to reduce costs while improving health care quality.
CHW's 2009 Health Security Index reveals that even the more affluent are struggling with affordable health care.
Loan funds to help community health clinics impacted by late Medi-Cal payments.
Funds support local non profits working to improve the overall quality of life.
Healthcare system presses suppliers to prohibit animal clone and genetically engineered foods.
Lloyd H. Dean and Bruce Bodaken bring lessons learned from California reform debate to national group that embraces transformational change
Agreement covers employees at more than 30 CHW facilities in California.
William (Bill) Hunt and Marvin O'Quinn named to dual COO role.
Results follow substantial re-investments in the ministry, increased community contributions, and affirmations of CHW's strong credit rating.
Doctors Andrew Agwunobi, Thomas Garthwaite, and Rodney Hochman join CHW Board of Directors
Practice Greenhealth recognizes CHW hospitals for environmental commitment.
CHW President/CEO named one of the 'Top 25' Minorities in Healthcare
CHW names Jarrett Anderson to top Board position
For the fourth consecutive year, CHW is named among the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area.
CHW launches thought-provoking ad campaign to bring more Americans into the debate
CHW's 2008 Health Security Index reveals America's Top Healthcare Concerns
Veterans Health executive joins nation's 8th largest hospital system.
Lloyd Dean and former White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta co-moderate Summit.
Healthcare Provider Receives $420,000 Grant to Train Medical Interpreters in 86 Facilities
CHW has awarded $3 million in grants to 196 non profits.
San Francisco Business Times Recognizes Dean for Excellence in Leadership