Product Image 2015 Community Benefit Combo Pack
Select one of the available product options for appropriate pricing.Purchase all three new Community Benefit resources at a discounted price. This package includes: A Guide for Planning >>

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Product Image A Call to Care
“A Call to Care,” captures the spirit of the women religious who built Catholic health care and helped shape America’s health care system. Focusing on a handful of women who contributed mightily >>

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Product Image A Catholic Theological Vision for Genomics
This 20-page pamphlet is the text of a speech delivered April 11, 2003, by Rev. Michael D. Place, STD, CHA president and chief executive officer, at the Loyola University Chicago Bioethics Conference, >>

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Product Image A Guide for Planning and Reporting Community Benefit (2015 Edition)
Select one of the available product options for appropriate pricing.Updated for 2015, CHA's A Guide for Planning and Reporting Community Benefit provides a comprehensive framework for health care >>

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Product Image A Guide to Understanding Public Juridic Persons in the Catholic Health Ministry
A Guide to Understanding Public Juridic Persons in the Catholic Health Ministry. This updated and expanded guide addresses changes in sponsorship structures and assists sponsors and those in management >>

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Product Image A Passionate Voice for Compassionate Care - Celebrating 100 Years
This comprehensive history of the Catholic Health Association of the United States features vintage and contemporary photographs that illustrate the 100 years of the association since its founding >>

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Product Image A Reflection Guide for International Health Activities
Witnessing life in a foreign culture - and more dramatically, encountering conditions of poverty and lack of health care - often are life-changing experiences with long-lasting effects. This booklet >>

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Product Image Advance Directives: Expressing Your Health Care Wishes
Printed brochures are available at nominal cost and downloadable PDFs are free.A new ethics publication from the Catholic Health Association to help patients, families and caregivers think about end-of-life >>

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Product Image Advocacy Agenda 2015-2016 Brochure
Our advocacy is grounded in the values that drive each of our organizations. Our ethical standards in health care flow from the Catholic Church's teachings about the dignity of the human person and >>

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Product Image Assessing and Addressing Community Health Needs (2015 Edition)
Select one of the available product options for appropriate pricing.Updated to reflect IRS final rules issued on December 31, 2014.Responding to the health needs of our communities, especially to >>

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Product Image Assessing And Addressing Community Health Needs: A Summary Of New Requirements and Recommended Practices
This booklet contains a concise overview of federal requirements for tax-exempt hospitals to conduct community health needs assessments and adopt implementation strategies to address identified >>

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Product Image Bibliography for the Mission Leader Competency Model
This bibliography, part of The Mission Leader Competency Model suite of materials, provides important articles and books for each of the mission leader competencies. It is available as an electronic >>

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Product Image Building Blocks for Effective Legislative Advocacy
This tool will help you create and sustain within your organization a structure for legislative advocacy, familiarize you with the legislative process and provide insight on how to be most effective >>

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Product Image Caritas in Communion: A Summary
Intended for use by senior leaders, trustees and sponsors within Catholic health care, this paper summarizes a more extensive theological study that CHA conducted during the FY 2013 year. It >>

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Product Image Caritas in Communion: Theological Foundations of Catholic Health Care
This publication, begun as a White Paper commissioned by the Catholic Health Association, engaged theologians, economists, public policy experts, health care executives >>

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Product Image Cases in Genetics: A Collection of Selected Case Studies
These case studies, prepared by the staff of CHA's Theology and Ethics Department, and others in the Catholic health ministry, appeared individually in issues of Health Progress throughout 2003. >>

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Product Image Catholic Eldercare: A Life-Giving Experience
Catholic Eldercare: A Life-Giving Experience describes and celebrates care of older persons in Catholic-sponsored health care organizations. This booklet draws from the Gospel of John >>

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Product Image CHA Medical Surplus Donation Study: How Effective Surplus Donation Can Relieve Human Suffering
This 18-page report presents findings from a research study CHA initiated in 2010 to study how member organizations could alleviate human suffering in the developing world through a responsible medical >>

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Product Image Climate Change and Health: Is There A Role for the Health Care Sector?
Pope Benedict XVI and the U.S. Catholic Bishops accept the scientific consensus that climate change is upon us and urge prudent action now to more faithfully care for Creation and to avoid more severe >>

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Product Image Connecting Health Care With Public and Environmental Health
With our members, CHA is working to raise the issue of environmental stewardship as a mission–based clinical and public policy imperative. We act as responsible stewards of God’s creation as we respond >>

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Product Image Core Competencies of Sponsor
“Core Competencies of Sponsor” is a new sponsor resource from the Catholic Health Association to guide and inspire Members of Public Juridic Persons in their canonical responsibility for >>

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Product Image Core Elements for Leaders of Catholic Ministry: A Reflection Guide (Print and CD)
CHA has created this workbook-style resource for sponsors to assist in starting or continuing conversations around sponsorship and its role in the shared ministry of health care. Its contents are the >>

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Product Image Crossing the Continuum - Integrating Senior Care in Catholic Health Systems
This paper by Howard Gleckman of The Urban Institute, titled Integrating Catholic Health Systems and Elder Care: New Models That Cross the Continuum, examines the value and feasibility of well-coordinated, >>

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Product Image Disaster Response: Considerations for Catholic Health Care
Those who work in Catholic health care are compassionate people called to work in service to others. This is especially true in times of disaster - domestic and international, natural and >>

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Product Image Environmental Sustainability Getting Started Guide
Environmental sustainability is increasingly seen as a core value in Catholic health care organizations. It responds to the biblical command to care for creation, the public health imperatives to prevent >>

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Product Image Ethics Lab 3: Facing Disparities in Health Care (Print and CD)
This collection of an interactive CD and brochure provides an opportunity for individual or group dialogue and reflection about racial disparity in health care and the importance of cultural competence. >>

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Product Image Evaluating Your Community Benefit Impact (2015 Edition)
Select one of the available product options for appropriate pricing. It is essential to evaluate community benefit programs in order to improve programs and ensure the effectiveness of actions taken >>

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Product Image Facing the Final Frontier: Opportunities and Challenges of Managing Long-Term Care for an Aging Population
States and the federal government are moving rapidly towards MLTSS-a broad set of initiatives aimed at expanding managed health care to include personal assistance and other services for the frail elderly >>

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Product Image Faithfully Healing the Earth: Climate Change and Catholic Health Care Booklet
This resource for Catholic health ministry, Faithfully Healing the Earth: Catholic Health Care and Climate Change, highlights the many reasons why climate change is an important issue for us >>

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Product Image First Do No Harm: Assessing & Selecting High Quality Medical Surplus Recovery Organization
This guide offers Catholic health care leaders tools for assessing the practices and effectiveness of surplus recovery organizations (MSROs).  Based on the ground-breaking 2010 study of Medical >>

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Product Image Food for the Journey (2013)
This essential formation resource is a newly updated edition of the original authored in 1991 by Sister Juliana Casey, a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Monroe, >>

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Product Image Framework for Senior Leadership Formation
Many Catholic-sponsored health systems are making a strong investment in well-structured, intensive leadership formation efforts. Noting this trend, CHA began an initiative in 2009 to learn why this >>

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Product Image Genetics, Science, and the Church: A Synopsis of Catholic Church Teachings on Science and Genetics
In an attempt to help foster better understanding of the church's position on genetic research and its applications, CHA has compiled this synopsis of church teachings. Though not complete, this >>

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Product Image Guiding Principles for Conducting International Health Activities
This CHA resource, developed in 2015, offers Catholic health ministry leaders and others who participate in international projects with six Guiding Principles for Conducting International Health Activities. >>

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Product Image Healing Communities and the Environment: Opportunities for Community Benefit Programs (August 2013)
This 35-page booklet was developed by the Catholic Health Association and Health Care Without Harm to help health care organizations seek opportunities for facility community benefit, as well as >>

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Product Image Hospital Readmissions - Challenges and Opportunities for Catholic Senior Services
This article by Howard Gleckman of The Urban Institute was published in the September-October 2012 edition of CHA’s journal, Health Progress. Commissioned by the Catholic Health Association, the article, >>

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Product Image Human Trafficking Initiative - Easter-Themed Flyer About Cocoa Trade
As part of Catholic health ministry's commitment to promote and defend human dignity, care for poor and vulnerable persons and act on behalf of justice, and in support of the ministry-wide initiative, >>

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Product Image Improving the Lives of Older Adults through Faith Community Partnerships
Faith communities and health care organizations are both called to heal. By partnering together, these organizations can complement each other’s strengths to provide health, social and >>

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Product Image International Outreach Services and Resources Flyer
This flyer describes CHA’s international outreach activities on the front side and highlights resources on the backside. >>

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Product Image International Outreach: Getting Started Guide
Developed to help those interested in expanding or starting an international outreach initiative, this booklet and accompanying online resources offer sage advice gleaned from Catholic health >>

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Product Image It's Time to Consider a Career in Catholic Health Care Ethics: Ethics Leadership in Catholic Healthcare
Developed to help create interest in the ethics role in Catholic health care and attract potential candidates, this brochure highlights ethics as a potential career path and includes a Internet >>

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Product Image Mission Leadership in Catholic Health Care Brochure
Developed to help create understanding of and interest in the mission leader role and to attract potential candidates, this 8.5 x 11 brochure, available hardcopy or as an electronic download, >>

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Product Image One Vine, Different Branches: Sponsorship and Governance in Catholic Ministries
This resource is designed to be a "go-to-guide" for sponsors, trustees and other leaders in health care, education and social service ministries of the Catholic Church. It includes four parts that >>

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Product Image Our Vision for U.S. Health Care
This full-color flyer presents core principles and values of Catholic health care for a fair and equitable health care system in the U.S. that promotes the nation’s well-being and provides quality, >>

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Product Image Palliative and Hospice Care: Caring Even When We Cannot Cure
Spanish version now available.Printed brochures are available at nominal cost and downloadable PDFs are free.This new palliative care guide from CHA assists patients, families, physicians, nurses >>

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Product Image Personal Development Plan for Leaders in Catholic Ministries: Sponsor-Trustee-Executive
This 33-page self-assessment guide is a tool that sponsors, trustees, executive leaders from Catholic ministries, not just health care, can use to personally assess their understanding and ability >>

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Faith communities and health care organizations are both called to heal. By partnering together, these organizations can complement each other’s strengths to provide health, social and spiritual support >>

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Product Image Realizing Our Vision for U.S. Health Care
This 20-page booklet provides an assessment of the health reform law relative to the values and principles named in CHA’s Vision For U.S. Health care document. Catholic-sponsored providers have been >>

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Product Image Resources About the Principle of Cooperation for the Catholic Health Ministry
For ethicists, mission leaders, and others who deal with the complexities of the Principle of Cooperation. The publication contains three sections: (1) a list of frequently asked questions concerning >>

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Product Image Responsible Redistribution of Medical Supplies & Equipment: Leading Practices for Hospitals & Health Systems
This resource shares the findings of a 2012 research study, and includes eight critical, high-impact leading practices every hospital and health system should adopt when starting or enhancing a medical surplus >>

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Product Image Self Assessment Tool for the Mission Leader Competency Model
This booklet, refreshed in 2016, contains a self-assessment tool for the Mission Leader Competency Model. In 2009, CHA, after a year-long process involving many CHA-member ministry leaders, defined >>

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Product Image Short-Term Medical Mission Trips Survey Results
This book contains the detailed question-by-question survey results from Phase I and Phase II of CHA's 2014-2015 research project on short-term medical mission trips. This is a companion resource >>

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Product Image Short-Term Medical Mission Trips: Phase I Research Findings - Practices and Perspectives of U.S. Partners
This 40-page report provides the results of a 2014 CHA-conducted research study of short-term medical mission trips. The goal of the research project was to create a snapshot of current practices in >>

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Product Image Short-Term Medical Mission Trips: Phase I Research Findings - Practices and Perspectives of U.S. Partners - Executive Brief
This eight-page Executive Brief shares the high level results of a 2014 CHA-conducted research study of short-term medical mission trips. The goal of the research project was to create a snapshot of >>

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Product Image Short-Term Medical Mission Trips: Recommendations for Practice
This CHA resource shares 20 Recommendations for Practice that Catholic health care leaders should use to review current and to consider future short-term medical mission trip activities. They are >>

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Product Image Striving for Excellence in Ethics: A Resource for the Catholic Health Ministry (2nd Edition)
This comprehensive new ethics resource produced in 2014 features an updated edition of the original Striving for Excellence in Ethics print publication produced in 2011 and a new Assessment Tool with >>

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Product Image Teachings of the Catholic Church: Caring for People at the End of Life
Printed brochures are available at nominal cost and downloadable PDFs are free.A new ethics publication from the Catholic Health Association to help patients, families and caregivers think about end-of-life >>

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Product Image The Church, Its Social Justice Tradition and the Catholic Health Care Ministry as a Just Workplace
The Church, Its Social Tradition and the Catholic Health Ministry as a Just Workplace is a theological analysis of how an understanding of the nature of the Church is foundational for the understanding >>

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Product Image The Ethics Role in Catholic Health Care
Among those who have responsibility for "doing ethics" in Catholic health care are professional ethicists. This collection of previously published materials explores the role of the ethicist in Catholic >>

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Product Image The Mission Leader Competency Model
This booklet contains the Mission Leader Competency Model. Revised in 2009 and visually refreshed in 2016, the model and its six competencies reflect changes in the health care environment and new >>

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Product Image The Mission of Community Benefit Flyer
This 8.5 x 11 one-sided flyer highlights why Catholic health care ministries provide community benefit programs – in fulfillment of the mission.Available for electronic download or hardcopy. >>

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Product Image The Strategic Profile of Catholic Health Care in the United States (2017)
This profile surveys the scope of the Catholic health care ministry in the United States presenting statistics and listing the diverse services offered by ministry organizations across >>

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Product Image Voices from the Journey
Published in 2015, the centennial year of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, Voices from the Journey celebrates the people of Catholic health care. Readers can >>

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Product Image Voices from the Journey & Food for the Journey Combo Pack
When you purchase Food for the Journey and Voices from the Journey together, receive a complimentary pack for Food for the Journey Note Cards.Food for the JourneyThis book, an essential formation resource, >>

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