News and updates
APR 21, 2021
Virtual visits aren’t just a convenient way for our patients to see their providers, virtual visits also benefit the environment.
APR 14, 2021
Executive Vice President Dr. Tom McGinn shares his thoughts on the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause, and why it should make you feel safer.
APR 1, 2021
CNO Kathy Sanford authored this article about the challenges of nursing in a pandemic and beyond.
MAR 31, 2021
First joint venture will launch in Arizona to create a seamless virtual and in-person experience that connects outpatient with inpatient care.
MAR 18, 2021
The recent acts of hatred, bias, discrimination and violence against individuals from Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities are alarming and unacceptable. As one of the nation’s largest healthcare systems, we stand against racism in any form.
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MAR 29, 2021
You can’t trust the government’: Spanish-speaking social media spreads COVID-19 vaccine disinformation, adds to hesitancy
MAR 4, 2021
CommonSpirit Health’s Alisahah Cole, MD, System Vice President Innovation and Policy Population Health, shares insights on why vaccine hesitancy may be more prevalent in communities of color.
FEB 17, 2021
CommonSpirit remained on a strong path to recovery from the financial impacts of the pandemic, posting a significant increase in operating revenue compared to the previous year’s quarter.
FEB 01, 2021
Domestic violence calls to police and crisis hotlines have risen during the pandemic, and CommonSpirit Health’s Violence and Human Trafficking Prevention and Response Program has focused on raising awareness and educating those at risk.
FEB 01, 2021
Until the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Dr. Bilal Naseer used his expertise as an infectious disease specialist and a critical care physician to treat his patients and advise his colleagues within the CommonSpirit Health system.
JAN 28, 2021
CommonSpirit Health’s Marijka Grey, MD, answers some key questions about the importance of the COVID-19 vaccine in minority communities.
JAN 28, 2021
Early last year, hospitals and health systems began battling COVID-19 as cases spread across the country. Now, about a year later, they continue to face many challenges in treating coronavirus patients and handling the financial effects of the pandemic and healthcare worker exhaustion.
From our experts
Improving Engagement Operations
CommonSpirit Health Chief Nursing Officer Kathleen Sanford, DBA, FACHE spoke with Healthcare Executive about the growing call for including registered nurses on hospital and health system boards of directors.
U.S. COVID-19 cases surpass 18 million
Dr. Thomas McGinn, executive vice president of Physician Enterprise, discussed the current state of the pandemic, the vaccine rollout, and growth in virtual care.
Solving Health Disparities
CEO Lloyd Dean discusses the partnership between CommonSpirit Health and Morehouse School of Medicine, which aims to reduce health disparities and train more Black physicians.