The Top 10 Challenges Facing Healthcare Workers

August 2, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

Originally posted on Becker’s Hospital Review. Here are the top 10 challenges facing healthcare workers, according to Chicago-based Career Builder’s Turnoverx: How to Cure the Retention Problems Ailing Your Health Care Organization. The top 10 challenges are based on the top responses to the question, “What are some of the challenges you face in your current … Read More

Spirituality and Medicine

August 2, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

By Thomas R. McCormick, originally posted on the University of Washington School of Medicine. Religious and spiritual beliefs and practices are important in the lives of many patients, yet medical students, residents and physicians are often uncertain about whether, when, or how, to address spiritual or religious issues. Physicians in previous times were trained to … Read More

The Impact Religion Can Play in Healthcare

August 2, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

By Alli Eisenhut originally posted on The Cultural Link. Religion and spirituality are vital factors in many Americans’ lives, regardless of their individual culture or beliefs. According to the Pew Research Center, 65 percent of Americans identify themselves as religious and 18 percent describe themselves as spiritual. Yet, it is found often times within the … Read More

Caring for Patients of Different Religions

August 1, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

By Timothy Arritt, originally posted on Nursing Center. Increasingly, our society is a rich melting pot of cultures, religions, and ethnicities. As a nurse, you need a culturally diverse knowledge base so you can provide individualized, patient-centered care. Besides knowing your patients’ cultural and religious beliefs, you need to understand the rationales supporting those beliefs … Read More

Health Care and Medicine

August 1, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

Originally posted on the Center for Religion & the Professions. About the discipline While the intention of religion and health is to nurture the individual, religion and health can sometimes become a confrontation of values. The medical profession’s set of values and operational procedures can conflict with corresponding values found in people of faith. This … Read More

Make Room for Faith in Healthcare, Study Says

July 31, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

By Timothy Wall-Missouri, originally posted by the University of Missouri. U. MISSOURI (US) — Despite differences in rituals and beliefs among the world’s major religions, a new study shows that spirituality often enhances health regardless of a person’s faith. Researchers from the University of Missouri say that health care providers could take advantage of this … Read More

Partnerships Between the Faith-Based and Medical Sectors: Implications for Preventive Medicine and Public Health

July 30, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

Originally posted at NCBI. Interconnections between the faith-based and medical sectors are multifaceted and have existed for centuries, including partnerships that have evolved over the past several decades in the U.S. This paper outlines ten points of intersection that have engaged medical and healthcare professionals and institutions across specialties, focusing especially on primary care, global … Read More

Faith & Health

July 30, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

By Don Foster, originally posted at CMDA.org. What is the connection between faith and health? Americans have long recognized the healing power of faith and prayer. In fact, 82 percent of Americans believe in the healing power of prayer, 64 percent think doctors should pray with those patients who request it and 63 percent of … Read More