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"...the most innovative thing that I’ve seen in health care yet is a simple and proven idea – that kindness has the power to heal." Lloyd H. Dean has been profiled in Forbes. Learn more about the Dignity Health CEO and the latest on changes in health care. ‪#‎humankindness‬
The bio for Lloyd Dean on the Dignity Health website is fairly standard and  relatively austere. Mr. Dean is the president/CEO of Dignity Health. With over 20 years in health care operations and leadership experience, Mr. Dean is responsible for overall management, strategy and direction of Dignity Health's hospitals, [...]
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Today, as Nurses Week ends, we honor Florence Nightingale and her commitment to helping others. Her dedication and passion led to the establishment of modern nursing. Share this post if Florence Nightingale's story inspires you, or is there someone else who inspired you to join the medical field? 
https://hellohumankindness.org/story/the-legend-of-florence-nightingale/
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“It’s all worth it when you see the same man that you did compressions on two days ago walking in the hall today.” 
-- Stephanie Wedde, RN, Mercy Medical Center Merced

That moment when ‪#‎humankindness‬ comes back full circle, makes it all worth it. To all our nurses, happy ‪#‎NursesWeek‬ and thanks for doing us proud. Do you have friends or family members who are nurses? Share this post with them to ‪#‎ThankaNurse‬. ‪#‎Nurseisms‬
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Eireann Dolan, wife of Oakland Athletics pitcher, knew how to handle negativity around LGBT night - with more ‪#‎humankindness‬. https://hellohumankindness.org/story/lesson-in-dealing-with-negativity
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Elizabeth shares a touching story of the special bond between her and her grandmother and how much she meant to her. https://hellohumankindness.org/story/a-grandmothers-love-doesnt-fade/
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If you drink coffee, you need to check out this recent study.
A review of studies shows that coffee’s reputation as being unhealthy is undeserved, with the potential health benefits surprisingly large.
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We are sharing a story of the ‪#‎humankindness‬ brought by a nurse to a new mother. Please share with the mothers and nurses in your life.
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“It takes empathy and a good pair of shoes.” 
-- Anna Salinas, RN, Marian Regional Medical Center
For Nurses Week, who better to tell us what it takes to be a great nurse, than a nurse? To all our nurses, thanks for doing us proud. Share this post with friends and family who are nurses to ‪#‎ThankaNurse‬.
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A breakthrough study shows that the MMR vaccine does not cause autism, even in at-risk kids. 
At least a dozen major studies have found that early childhood vaccines do not cause autism. But one possibility remained: that immunizations could cause autism ;in a small group of children who were already primed to develop the disorder.
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What makes a person truly good? Is it something that we are born with or made into? https://hellohumankindness.org/story/the-moral-bucket-list/
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Providing integrated, patient and family-centered care since 1986.
Introduction

Dignity Health provides integrated, patient and family-centered care to more than five million people annually. We are a diverse network of 40 hospitals and more than 150 care centers committed to delivering compassionate, high-quality and affordable health care services.

Since 1986, our network of hospitals has existed under the name Catholic Healthcare West. Our name has officially changed to Dignity Health.

Our Mission

Delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable health services. Serving and advocating for our sisters and brothers who are poor and disenfranchised. Partnering with others in the community to improve the quality of life.

Our Vision

A vibrant, national health care system known for service, chosen for clinical excellence, standing in partnership with patients, employees and physicians to improve the health of all communities served.

Our Values

Dignity Health is committed to providing high-quality, affordable health care to the communities we serve. Above all else we value:

  • Dignity - Respecting the inherent value and worth of each person.
  • Collaboration - Working together with people who support common values and vision to achieve shared goals.
  • Justice - Advocating for social change and acting in ways that promote respect for all persons and demonstrate compassion for our sisters and brothers who are powerless.
  • Stewardship - Cultivating the resources entrusted to us to promote healing and wholeness.
  • Excellence - Exceeding expectations through teamwork and innovation.