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Health care ruling a victory, says Dignity CEO
San Francisco Chronicle

“Life,” said Lloyd Dean, CEO of Dignity Health, “is not too bad today.”

Dean, a strong supporter of President Obama and a longtime advocate of universal health insurance, said Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling was “a victory for patient care, and for those underserved by the health care system.”

He had initially been skeptical of Obama’s one-fell-swoop approach, telling The Chronicle in 2008 “some incremental steps” might be best, given the exigencies of the Great Recession.