Texas Division Spiritual Care Team Highlighted for Willingness to Help
Throughout CHI, spiritual care teams are ready to provide comfort, compassion, and hand-on help in many situations. A recent story in Catholic Health World looks at how spiritual care teams rise to the occasion during natural and man-made disasters: and, the first example is the spiritual care team at CHI St. Luke’s Health-Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, Houston, TX. Their whose support for patients and employees during and after Hurricane Harvey included giving hospital cafeteria workers a break by working the dish line. Read the full article here.
Understanding Vaccine Hesitancy in Communities of ColorMAR 04, 2021
CommonSpirit Health’s Alisahah Cole, MD, System Vice President Innovation and Policy Population Health, shares insights on why vaccine hesitancy may be more prevalent in communities of color.
The Impact of COVID-19 in Communities of ColorMAR 04, 2021
Why are minority communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19? Initial research indicates that socioeconomic factors are the primary contributor for the increased rate in minority communities.
U.S. COVID-19 cases surpass 18 millionDEC 29, 2020
Dr. Thomas McGinn, executive vice president of Physician Enterprise, discussed the current state of the pandemic, the vaccine rollout, and growth in virtual care.