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Dr. Pate’s Prescription for Change

St. Luke’s Health System’s Journey to Transform Health Care

St. Luke’s and Patient-Centeredness

By Dr. David C. Pate, News and Community
February 23, 2016

Editor’s note: Watch as Saunia and John Mark Phillips, St. Luke’s patients and the parents of patients, share with Dr. David Pate the challenges of communicating in healthcare environments as deaf people.  

- Roya Camp

About The Author

David C. Pate, M.D., J.D., previously served as president and CEO of St. Luke's Health System, based in Boise, Idaho. Dr. Pate joined the System in 2009 and retired in 2020. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center.