Program areas at Providence St Vincent Medical Foundation
See schedule oprovidenceon july 1, 2016, Providence health & services (phs) and St. joseph health system (sjhs) entered into a business combination agreement to form Providence St. joseph health (Providence). By coming together, Providence seeks to better serve its communities through greater patient affordability, outstanding clinical care, improvements to the patient experience and introduction of new services where they are needed most. Together, our caregivers serve in 51 hospitals, 1,085 clinics across Alaska, California, Montana, new mexico, Oregon, Texas and washington.the founders of both organizations were courageous women ahead of their time. The sisters of Providence and the sisters of St. joseph of orange brought health care and other social services to the american west when it was still a rugged, untamed frontier. Now, as we face a different landscape a changing health care environment we draw upon their pioneering and compassionate spirit to plan for the next century of health care.providence health & servicesin 1856, mother joseph and four sisters of Providence established hospitals, schools and orphanages across the northwest. Over the years, other catholic sisters transferred sponsorship of their ministries to Providence, including the little company of mary, dominicans and charity of leavenworth. Recently, swedish health services, kadlec regional Medical center and pacific Medical centers have joined Providence as secular partners with a common commitment to serving all members of the community. St. joseph health systemin 1912, a small group of sisters of St. joseph landed on the rugged shores of eureka, California to provide education and health care. They later established roots in orange, California, and expanded to serve southern California, northern California and Texas. The health system established many key partnerships, including a merger between lubbock methodist hospital system and St. mary hospital to form covenant health in lubbock, Texas. Recently, an affiliation was established with hoag health to increase access to services in orange county, California. Program service accomplishments - funding of operations at Providence St Vincent Medical center and ph&s-oregon. This includes $5.1 million for the heart institute, and $675,000 for nursing administration, in addition to helping support the day-to-day operations of the St Vincent Medical center and expenses paid on the Medical center's behalf.funding of capital at Providence St Vincent Medical center children's emergency department, radiation oncology and nicu.nursing scholarships and loans for future nurses working at providence.funds to catholic charities for its administration of the helping hand fund, which provided living assistance to employees within the ph&s-oregon corporation.financial assistance to breast cancer patients, as well as support for cancer, heart, orthopedic, and multiple sclerosis research.