News and updates

OCT 12, 2021

CommonSpirit Health, one of the country’s largest healthcare systems, announced today that CEO Lloyd Dean will retire from the organization next summer. CommonSpirit’s Board of Stewardship Trustees has begun a process to identify Dean’s successor.


OCT 5, 2021

CEO Lloyd Dean writes about the link between health inequities and climate change – and our role in addressing both.


October 5, 2021

Integrating data from the Propeller platform into Dignity Health’s EHR improves clinical and operational efficiencies and provides physicians with real-time insights to improve patient treatment decisions.


September 17, 2021

newspapersCommonSpirit demonstrated improved operating performance compared to prior years, showing the ability to manage through the COVID-19 pandemic and a commitment to operating discipline.


September 13, 2021

In this Health Care Executive article, Chief Information and Digital Officer Suja Chandrasekaran discusses how technology can support CommonSpirit’s mission.


September 2, 2021

Nurses make up the largest segment of the health care workforce and Kathleen Sanford, DBA, RN, CommonSpirit’s chief nursing officer, says listening to frontline nurses and acting on their input is necessary to combat the nursing shortage and elevate change.


August 31, 2021

CEO Lloyd Dean discusses how health organizations can do much more for those whose challenges extend beyond a physical illness.


August 26, 2021

CommonSpirit Health has delivered improved quality and $136 million in savings to Medicare for the 2020 performance year of the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP).


August 18, 2021

Women We Admire recognized Rosalyn Carpenter, CommonSpirit’s chief diversity officer, and Elizabeth Shih, EVP and special assistant to the President of Dignity Health, for their commitment to health care and for supporting lasting impacts across health care systems.


August 16, 2021

On Bloomberg Business Week, Dr. Tom McGinn, Executive Vice President, Physician Enterprise, discusses the resurgence of COVID, how hospitals are managing, and keeping kids safe as they head back to school.


August 12, 2021

CommonSpirit Health, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, will require that its 150,000 employees in 140 hospitals and more than 1,000 care sites and facilities across 21 states be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Nov. 1.


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Dr. Tom McGinn: Getting to the end of the pandemic

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CommonSpirit CEO Lloyd Dean Shares Why Vaccination Is Our Best Chance to End the Pandemic

With hospitalization rates rapidly increasing, “we’re once again at a pivotal moment in this pandemic.” Dean provides insight into some of the community vaccine initiatives CommonSpirit has joined and encourages everyone to get vaccinated for the common good.