Tag: Catholic Healthcare

Trip Report, Sierra Leone, Tom Johnson, Jr., Africa Surgery, Inc. (ASI)

Filed in Global Health by on March 13, 2012 0 Comments
Trip Report, Sierra Leone, Tom Johnson, Jr., Africa Surgery, Inc. (ASI)
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[Ed. note: I had the honor of meeting Tom Johnson a few years back, here at Seton Hall Law when I was still a student and he held a fundraiser through the school. AfricaSurgery, Inc. does God’s work– and I’m well pleased to publish his updates here on HRW. With the help of others, he […]

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The New York Times Hasn’t Scratched the Surface: For-Profit Catholic Healthcare

Filed in Health Reform by on February 24, 2012 0 Comments
The New York Times Hasn’t Scratched the Surface:  For-Profit Catholic Healthcare
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President Obama has begun the process for healthcare reform by improving access through insurance reform, but achievement of his aspirations will require reform of our healthcare delivery system as well.  Changing where and how healthcare is delivered and paid for is of particular importance given the emerging and generally non-acute needs of the aging baby-boomers, […]

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A Broader Perspective on Catholic Healthcare

Filed in Health Reform by on February 22, 2012 1 Comment
A Broader Perspective on Catholic Healthcare
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A February 21, 2012 New York Times article entitled “Catholic Hospitals Expand, Religious Strings Attached” addresses the challenges that arise when Catholic healthcare systems acquire healthcare providers and extend religious proscriptions to the newly acquired facilities and practitioners.  Specifically, the article raises concerns about women’s access to reproductive health services, particularly in communities where Catholic […]

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