TITLE

Catholic hospitals, are mergers the way to go?

PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
Linacre Quarterly;May2014, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p107
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the mergers of Catholic hospitals with non-Catholic entities, focusing on the challenges associated to the Catholic hospitals identity and their corporate relationships. He discusses Catholic hospitals as spiritual witnesses and/or business resources for pastors, patients and staff, providing examples of Catholic hospital involved in mergers in Chicago, Illinois. He mentions the erosion of Catholic medical ethical guidelines as one of the problems caused by the mergers.
ACCESSION #
95475876

 

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