Guest Voices: healthcare


Posted at 07:07 PM ET, 12/10/2012

Two continents, one soul

Whether in Africa, United States or elsewhere, living with incurable progressive disease has implications far beyond the physical

By Richard A. Powell  |  07:07 PM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Richard A. Powell; HIV/AIDS; HealthCare Chaplaincy; caregivers; patients; end of life; compassion; care; counseling; faith

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 12/06/2012

Let’s add science to health-care chaplaincy without losing its art

Doctor says people often feel spiritually abandoned while in the arms of medical care.

By Linda Emanuel  |  03:43 PM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lidna Emanuel; HealthCare Chaplaincy; patients; health-care team; religious practices; faith

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 12/06/2012

Having ‘the conversation’

Chaplain says knowing loved one’s end-of-life decisions goes beyond documents and instructions.

By George Handzo  |  03:21 PM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hospice; death; end of life; George Handzo; HealthCare Chaplaincy

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Universal health care: A Jewish moral imperative

A universal system of health care is a moral mandate that a society seeking any measure of justice must have.

By Julie Schonfeld  |  11:15 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  healthcare, obama, judaism