April 1993
Volume 74, Number 3

The second in a series of four excerpts of a Catholic Health Association document on the euthanasia debate, this article examines the social and political context of the issue.

A case study reveals how facility redesign and job class reconfiguration allowed a hospital to reduce the cost and complexity of providing care.

This healthcare decision-making standard must be applied in a community context.

An integrated delivery network at Providence ElderPlace, Portland, OR, offers a continuum of care for the frail elderly.

In a roundtable discussion, leaders of religious institutes explore what sponsors must do to ensure a vital Catholic health ministry for the future.

A model for preserving congregations’ presence in the Catholic healthcare ministry stresses new approaches to collaboration.

At St. Edward Mercy Medical Center, Fort Smith, AR, values-based articulation of goals and directions permeates all decision making.