Press Releases

Erik Wexler to serve as the next president and CEO for Providence
The Providence St. Joseph Health Board of Directors announced that Providence Chief Operating Officer Erik Wexler has been named the health system’s next president and chief executive officer.
Furthering the Mission: Providence extends spiritual health services to caregivers and families through virtual offerings
Supporting people in times of need, remote capabilities have enabled Providence chaplains to care for over 1,000 people since 2022.
Providence launches groundbreaking study to elevate real-world use of multi-cancer early detection
Over the next three years, this study seeks to identify the patterns of access and use of cancer services among high-risk patients to understand how to guide them toward quality care.
Providence provides $2.1B in community benefit, including high-impact investments, in 2023
Investments focus on addressing social determinants of health and ensuring continued access to vital care for those in need
Providence caregivers can build connection and awareness of community health needs through service
Network members focus on helping caregivers address community health needs through service, advocacy, and giving.
Catholic Health Association of the United States names Orest Holubec chair-elect; Anna Newsom also joining board
CHA has named Providence Chief Communication Officer Orest Holubec as vice chairperson/chairperson-elect of the CHA Board of Trustees, while Chief Legal Officer Anna Newsom was elected to the Board.
With the potential to transform cancer diagnostics, Providence contributes to innovative AI-powered digital pathology model
A joint study between Providence, Microsoft and the University of Washington detailing work to create a novel AI-powered pathology model has been published in Nature.
Providence researchers conducted over 2400 studies in 2023, according to new report
The 2023 Providence Research Network annual report, released on Clinical Trials Day 2024, highlights the breadth and impact of research at Providence.
Providence reports Q1 2024 results
With a continued focus on strategies for recovery and renewal, Providence reported a positive first quarter.
Providence president and CEO Rod Hochman, M.D., announces retirement
After 45 years in health care, including 17 with the Providence family of organizations, Rod Hochman, M.D., announced that he will retire as president and CEO of Providence at the end of 2024.
30 Providence hospitals land national recognition for environmental stewardship work
Providence has been presented with 55 Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellent Awards in recognition of exceptional environmental stewardship across the organization.
Communities invest more than $326 million in 2023 to Providence philanthropy, new report shows
Over 50,000 donors to Providence foundations fund critical research, clinical breakthroughs, patient support services and technological advances in urban and rural communities across the Western U.S.