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Rod hochman, m.d.

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Three exciting changes at our university in Great Falls, Montana

Many people may not realize it but the Providence St. Joseph Health family includes a liberal arts university in Great Falls, Montana. It’s an excellent school that has been educating students for 85...Read more

Health care bill would hurt millions, especially the poor and vulnerable

Seven years ago, we thought we finally made health care a right in this country, not a privilege. Undoing the progress we’ve made, on the behalf of those who are poor and vulnerable, is unacceptable....Read more

New Frontiers of Health: A Partners in Care Interview Series with Rod Hochman

In this, Part One, he talks about Providence St. Joseph Health’s mission and the importance of extending the reach of healthcare into the community setting.Ask Rod Hochman to talk about the story of...Read more

We stand with immigrants and refugees

The recent executive order on immigration is more than just a headline for Providence St. Joseph Health. It hits close to home on a personal level.More than 300 of our caregivers are nationals or...Read more

Our nation must protect health coverage for the newly insured

These days, you can’t turn on the news or scroll the headlines without seeing some mention of the Affordable Care Act. “Repeal and replace” is the sound bite we hear over and over again. But the big...Read more

Rod Hochman, M.D.

Rod Hochman, M.D., is the president and CEO of Providence St. Joseph Health, a faith-based not-for-profit health and social services system through which 111,000 compassionate caregivers serve patients and communities in 50 hospitals, 829 clinics and hundreds of programs and services offered outside hospital walls.  A leading parent organization in health care, Providence St. Joseph Health offers a comprehensive range of services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington through a diverse family of Catholic, other faith-based and secular organizations. Providence St. Joseph Health provides accessible, high-quality, compassionate health care to all in an increasingly uncertain world—regardless of coverage or ability to pay.

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