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  • A Unique Collaboration to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

    JAN 19, 2023  1 minute read time

    The COVID-19 pandemic required collaboration to address vaccine hesitancy in populations of color. CommonSpirit collaborated with a philanthropic organization and a technology company to increase access to COVID-19 vaccines.

  • Dr. McGinn 5-Minute Check-In

    JAN 17, 2023  1 minute read time

    In this edition of his 5-minute check-in, Dr. Thomas McGinn, EVP of Physician Enterprise, discusses the latest numbers in the "Quadrademic" (COVID-19, RSV, influenza and common cold), including the rise of the newest COVID variant.

  • Health Equity Starts with Humankindness

    JAN 16, 2023  1 minute read time

    Dr. Alisahah Jackson, president of the Lloyd Dean Institute for Humankindness & Health Justice, shares why humankindness is such an important component when working toward health equity.

  • Spotlighting Health Disparities in Houston

    JAN 12, 2023  1 minute read time

    A video series from St. Luke's Health, part of CommonSpirit Health, spotlights people living near the Texas Medical Center in Houston who are unable to access most of its world-class services because they are uninsured or underinsured.

  • Four Healthcare Predictions in 2023

    JAN 11, 2023  1 minute read time

    Dr. Ankita Sagar, System Vice President for Clinical Standards and Variation Reduction, Physician Enterprise at CommonSpirit shares four predictions for clinical care in 2023.

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CommonSpirit Announces Industry-Leading Climate Goals

CommonSpirit Health, a longtime champion for environmental sustainability, is proud to participate in the UN Climate Change Conference where we have announced an industry-leading commitment to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040 with an interim target to cut operational emissions in half by 2030.

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Dr. McGinn 5-Minute Check-In

JAN 17, 2023

In this edition of his 5-minute check-in, Dr. Thomas McGinn, EVP of Physician Enterprise, discusses the latest numbers in the "Quadrademic" (COVID-19, RSV, influenza and common cold), including the rise of the newest COVID variant.

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Is it COVID, the flu, or RSV? 5 Questions Answered

JAN 17, 2023

Dr. Gary Greensweig, Chief Physician Executive for the Physician Enterprise at CommonSpirit Health, addresses some common questions about COVID, flu and RSV.

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Health Equity Starts with Humankindness

JAN 16, 2023

Dr. Alisahah Jackson, president of the Lloyd Dean Institute for Humankindness & Health Justice, shares why humankindness is such an important component when working toward health equity.

Read More Additional information about Health Equity Starts with Humankindness