De-identified cell phone data, public health data, and data from our own care sites can help forecast changes in health care demand and prepare for upticks of COVID-19 patients as communities nationwide relax social distancing orders.
Tragically, the COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on what we in health care have long known – that health disparities rooted in race and ethnicity cause real life-and-death health consequences for people of color. It’s incumbent upon us all to rebuild the health care system in our country so it responds to the needs of everyone – especially vul
At a moment when the racial divide in our country just might be reaching a tipping point, I am hopeful as I see more people acknowledging the role that #Juneteenth played in demonstrating how we can overcome oppressive systems, structures, and institutions.
We are continuing to take a number of steps to ensure the safety of our patients, clinicians and staff. Please watch to hear about some of these measures and don’t delay your care. We’re here when you’re ready.
Our ambulatory physicians and advanced practice providers have conducted 375,000 virtual visits since the capability rapidly expanded across CSH in response to COVID-19. In the future, virtual will play a key role in patient care across the care continuum, offering convenience, complementing in-person visits, and improving health outcomes.
CommonSpirit Health has partnered with Premier Inc., a leading healthcare-improvement organization, to acquire a minority stake in Prestige Ameritech, that largest domestic manufacturer of face masks, including N95 respirators and surgical masks.
COVID-19 has positioned CommonSpirit Health to serve our communities in innovative ways that we never had imagined. In Los Angeles, our clinical educators stepped up to help a surge hospital open in record time.