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HEALTH CARE: Providence has lost its soul

Re: “Health care workers walk out at Olympia hospital” (newstribune.com, 3-11).

Providence corporate officials have lost their way. They have abandoned the founding mission and core values in favor of amassing huge corporate profits.

They are already twice as profitable as the health industry norms. Rather than apply those funds in the community to recruit and retain skilled professionals directly serving the people, they extract money to the Renton-based managers for their million-dollar wages.

Founder Mother Joseph would be ashamed even as they should be. The mission is no longer to serve the “poor and vulnerable” but to make

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