Providence St. Joseph Watch
Keeping a watchful eye on the nation’s ever expanding third largest hospital chain.
Providence cuts jobs and patient services
Cutbacks come after Providence announced massive profit despite pandemic.Learn more
About Providence St. Joseph Health
As Providence St. Joseph expands, care is compromised
Swedish Scandal: Providence took over the Northwest’s premier neuroscience institute. Profits soared. So did concerns about patient safety.
“People are angry. They are upset. It doesn't seem like we're the Swedish that we know and love — or knew."
— Guy Hudson, CEO of Swedish
Now Providence wants to take over Adventist hospitals in Northern California. Locals fear job cuts and service reductions.
Charity Care Shortfalls
Providence hospitals fell $20 million short on required charity care, even though they reported a combined $431 million operating profit.Learn more
Soaring Executive Salaries
Providence is laying off hundreds of caregivers while boosting the salaries of its top 14 executives who made a combined $40 million in 2017.
$4.1 million in 2016
$10.5 million in 2017
Short Staffing and Layoffs
92 percent of surveyed Providence St. Joseph caregivers say short staffing has undermined the quality of patient care.Learn more
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