Dignity Health | hello Healthy | Summer 2019

HelloHealthy | Summer 2019 3 Tune in to the hello Healthy podcast Dignity Health recently launched the “Hello Healthy” podcast, an audio series featuring expert physicians from the Central Valley speaking on an array of health-related topics. Those seeking information on shoulder pain, lung cancer, care for the critically ill, neonatal intensive care, and advanced gastrointestinal procedures can tune in to the “Hello Healthy” podcast to hear the latest information from trusted local sources, including Jaicharan Iyengar, MD; Gaurav Singh, MD; Scott Neeley, MD; Philip Cheng, MD; and Gurtej Malhi, MD. The podcasts are available at StJosephsCares.org and also on several podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeart Radio, and Stitcher. SPIRIT Club Helping those in need in our community From shoes for needy children to blankets for the homeless and food for the hungry, the SPIRIT Club at St. Joseph’s Medical Center demonstrates humankindness both inside of the hospital for patients, families, and staff, as well as out and about in our community. The SPIRIT Club, established in 1985, is an employee-led organization boasting nearly 1,000 members who are involved through donations and volunteerism. Throughout the year, the SPIRIT Club organizes donation drives for those less fortunate, hosts employee appreciation events, and funds needs for employees and others less fortunate in our community. In just the last year, the SPIRIT Club has helped to provide holiday gifts for nearly 525 children in need, supplied 144 holiday pies to local shelters, delivered 800 warm blanket bundles to seniors, shipped 70 military care packages, and provided backpacks and school supplies for kids. The work of the SPIRIT Club exemplifies how employees live out the mission of Dignity Health every day.