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Corporate responsibility

CommonSpirit Health is a values-driven health care organization. Our commitment to community begins with living our values and adhering to exceptional standards of conduct. It is the personal responsibility of every person associated with our ministry to behave ethically and appropriately.

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“Since the early days when our sponsoring congregations first began their journey to care for those who were poor and vulnerable, we have carried on their tradition of living our values. Maintaining a strong ethical culture is an obligation each one of us shares.”

Lloyd Dean, Chief Executive Officer

Delivering quality health care services is complex and there are many laws and regulations governing how we operate.  CommonSpirit’s policies, procedures and ongoing education help to ensure that our behaviors and business transactions are ethical and appropriate at all times.

Our values

 

Compassion

Care with listening, empathy and love.  

Accompany and comfort those in need of healing.

Inclusion

Celebrate each person’s gifts and voice.

Respect the dignity of all.

Integrity

Inspire trust through honesty.

Demonstrate courage in the face of inequity.

Excellence

Serve with fullest passion, creativity, and stewardship.

Exceed expectations of others and ourselves.

Collaboration

Commit to the power of working together.

Build and nurture meaningful relationships.

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“At CommonSpirit Health, we believe that corporate responsibility begins with personal responsibility and integrity on the part of everyone who works for and with our organizations.”

Michelle Cooper, Executive Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer

Our standards of conduct

All board and committee members, officers, employees, volunteers, medical staff, and others working with CommonSpirit and its organizations must act in accordance with the following standards of conduct:

Demonstrate

Demonstrate fairness, honesty and integrity in all interactions in support of  our mission. 

Uphold

Uphold a high standard of skill and knowledge to deliver exceptional quality  care, service and outcomes. 

Abide

Abide by the laws, regulations and policies that govern what we do. 

 

Maintain

Maintain the integrity and protect the confidentiality of our patient, resident, client,  employee and organizational information.

Use our resources

Use our resources wisely to protect our assets, reduce our environmental impact  and increase our public health footprint. 

Create

Create an environment that promotes community, respects dignity and supports  safety and well-being. 

Properly disclose

Properly disclose and manage situations that pose potential or actual conflicts  of interest. 

Foster

Foster a diverse and inclusive work environment in reverence to our employees,  partners and those we serve.Foster a diverse and inclusive work environment in reverence to our employees,  partners and those we serve.