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CommonSpirit Health Repurposes Hospital Cafes into Grocery Stores for Physicians and Staff

CommonSpirit Health is providing its caregivers safe and convenient access to essential grocery items by turning its hospital cafes into grocery stores.

APRIL 17, 2020 – LOS ANGELES – Today California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the creation of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Business & Jobs Recovery. CommonSpirit CEO Lloyd H. Dean was invited to join other state leaders on the Council.

Dean shared the following statement regarding his participation on the Council:

“California’s leadership through this crisis has saved lives. Now our state can lead a recovery that gets us back to work, puts our health first, and doesn’t leave anyone behind. I want to thank Governor Newsom for his leadership, and I’m proud to join the Governor’s Advisory Council on Business & Jobs Recovery. We will be a voice on behalf of our patients, our employees and our communities as we work alongside our state partners and other health and business leaders to move California forward.”


 About CommonSpirit Health

CommonSpirit Health is a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 by Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. With its national office in Chicago and a team of 150,000 employees and 25,000 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, CommonSpirit Health operates 137 hospitals and more than 1000 care sites across 21 states. In FY 2019, Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health had combined revenues of nearly $29 billion and provided $4.45 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unreimbursed government programs. Learn more at