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November 2014: Health Information Exchanges: New Opportunities on the Horizon: HIE’s may provide new answers to old arguments, By Sister Mary Sarah Macht, MSN, FNP-BC, Administrator

Posted November 5, 2014

In the rapidly changing world of medical information technology, there are new opportunities and challenges facing Catholic healthcare providers. The advent of the Health Information Exchange system or HIE provides practitioners with an opportunity to link the health records of their patients across systems, which can more easily ensure safer, more efficient care.  HIEs promise[…]

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Women Religious in Health Care and the New Evangelization: by Mother Mary Quentin Sheridan, RSM

Posted June 6, 2014

Presentation at Catholic Medical Association Annual Conference 9/29/12 Thank you for the invitation to offer these reflections on the role of women religious in the profession of medicine and the New Evangelization. I would like to begin with some working definitions and fundamental clarifications. First, the word “vocation,” while often used in a religious context,[…]

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April 2014: Ephphatha! Be Opened! by Sr. Yvonne Mary Loucks, RSM, PhD, CCC-SLP

Posted April 16, 2014

From ancient Biblical times Sacred Scripture has highlighted significant human disorders in communication. The inability to express or receive the ideas of another successfully has always been a source of human misery. The capacity to communicate with other human beings is at the heart of human relationship. When that faculty is impaired physically or psychologically,[…]

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