September-October 1996
Volume 77, Number 5

To document and report their community benefit services, not-for-profit healthcare organizations must first distinguish true benefits from basic services.

A maternal assistance program coordinates community, medical, substance abuse, and social services.

A women and infants center puls together social, residential, and health services.

When the county health department in South Bend and Mishawaka, IN, cut the school nurse budget, Catholic hospitals mobilized to fill the void.

Catholic providers have an opportunity to employ their experience with vulnerable populations.

Restructuring will accelerate regional and national collaborative strategies.

Leadership, resource commitment, and a rights and responsibilities statement can help providers offer appropriate care.

The SSM Health Care System, St. Louis, developed a tool for assessing values integration.

Multidisciplinary care teams increase chaplains' visibility and influence.