A podcast for the Catholic Health Association
COVID-19 and Care for Older Persons
Guests share their perspectives on how the pandemic has created new challenges and opportunities for those who care for older persons.
Public Policy and the Common Good
A priest and a law professor come together for a robust discussion on how the common good can be better understood in the context of public policy, particularly health care policy.
Hospital Chaplains and COVID-19
The role of hospital chaplain has been evolving, and COVID-19 has created new challenges and opportunities for how chaplains provide spiritual care and emotional support for patients, their loved ones, and fellow caregivers. Guests Chelsea Leitcher, a chaplain who served with Dignity Health, and Jane Levdansky, a chaplain with SSM Health, share their experiences and insights of how their ministry has changed during the pandemic.
COVID-19: Health Care Disparities During the Pandemic
COVID-19: Caring for the Caregivers
The pandemic is requiring clinicians to make major adjustments in how they provide care. Laura McKinnis, who serves as a nurse practitioner in emergency medicine in the Milwaukee area, shares her experience in caring for COVID-19 patients, her family and herself. Cindy Rosburg, chief human resources officer at Mercy in St. Louis, provides an overview of changes their system has made to care for their caregivers during the crisis.
Health Progress article: Gazing Through the Mask
Data in Health Care
Would you be willing to sacrifice some personal privacy so that you or a loved one could live a longer, healthier life? That’s the main question explored in this episode featuring Alan Pitt, MD, a professor of neuroradiology at the Barrow Neurological Institute (part of CommonSpirit Health). Dr. Pitt is joined by CHA Director of Ethics Nathaniel Blanton Hibner, PhD for a discussion about the benefits, risks and ethical and practical considerations around the use of personal data in delivering health care.
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As someone who has worked in Catholic health care for 15 years, I find this podcast very insightful. The topics and conversations are interesting and the hosts and guests engaging.