July-August 1998
Volume 79, Number 4

A CHA study identifies strategies that can help faith-based organizations meet the challenges of difficult environments.

Today's market calls for system strategic planning to balance the realities of the local ministry with the common good of the ministry as a whole.

Daughters of Charity National Health System, St. Louis, synthesized the learnings of 15 local-level collaborations and four system-level experiences.

Elucidation of the Ethical and Religious Directives that deal with extrauterine pregnancy, the treatment of rape victims, and the use of artificial hydration andnutrition for persons in a persistent vegetative state.

A covenant model of business ethics can help organizations develop a creed to help them focus on obligations and trust in their relationships.

Spirit Care, a process that focuses on the spiritual well-being of patients, allows healthcare organizations to give tangible evidence of high-quality, compassionate care.