SPECIAL PROMOTIONS SECTION
Julie J. Sprengel, CommonSpirit Health
Julie J. Sprengel has been appointed President of CommonSpirit Health’s newly expanded Southwest Division. In this role, Julie will continue to oversee Dignity Health hospitals in Los Angeles County, San Bernardino County, and Clark County, Nevada. Joining the newly formed division will be the Dignity Health hospitals from Central Coast and Central California—a total of 21 facilities. This new division will be the largest in CommonSpirit Health.
Julie began her career more than 20 years ago as an emergency room nurse and has spent the majority of her career working in faith-based, nonprofit health care systems. She honed her clinical and administrative expertise through a series of leadership positions with increasing responsibility, culminating in her position as a hospital Chief Executive Officer. In 2016, Julie was recruited as the Senior Vice President of Operations for Dignity Health Southern California, and in 2019 was named President of the Southwest Division for CommonSpirit Health.
Julie’s focus has always been patient safety, quality of care, and growth. In addition, she is committed to the future state of health care, including the migration to population health and wellness.