Ministry staff members are singing out in hospital atriums and community theaters. Hospital-sponsored glee clubs with highly polished pipes and loosely organized groups of performers are entertaining colleagues and patients with instrumentals, gospel medleys, Christmas carols, oldies and pop tunes.
Move over, "American Idol." This year's winner of Ministry Health Care's the "Ministry Has Talent" competition is TRISIS, made up of sisters Jessica, 17, Jacqueline, 13, and Jasmine, 10, and their guitar-playing father, David Winemiller, a Marshfield Clinic psychologist and consultant to Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, Wis.
It may seem strange to address transformation and change during Christmas. Everywhere we look, there are reminders of traditional holiday activities — from baking recipes passed down for generations to singing carols unchanged for hundreds of years.
Denver-based SCL Health System and The Woodlands, Texas-based emergency care provider Emerus will begin construction in 2014 on the first of four new Denver-region community hospitals, each with less than 10 inpatient beds, representatives said.
St. Louis-based SSM Health Care has transitioned from sponsorship by its founding congregation, the Franciscan Sisters of Mary, to sponsorship by a public juridic person.
A team of doctors with ties to St. John Health System in Tulsa, Okla., recently returned from a medical relief trip to Iraqi Kurdistan where they provided care to hundreds of Syrians who are among the millions displaced by war in their country.
Kindness is a top priority for Americans when it comes to health care; and people are willing to switch providers, pay more and travel further to receive "kind" health care.
The Opus Prize Foundation, a group that funds faith-based work to solve social problems, honored Sr. Carol Keehan, DC, CHA's president and chief executive officer, as one of three finalists for its annual humanitarian award, the Opus Prize.