First global research conference: Importance of spiritual care for good patient care

20140408-01Spiritual care in health care is vital for good patient care. That was the consensus of the 300 healthcare professionals who attended in person or by webcast the inaugural edition of HealthCare Chaplaincy Network’s annual conference. The theme of the conference was: Caring for the Human Spirit: Driving the Research Agenda in Spiritual Care in Health Care. The conference was held between 31 March and 3 April at the New York Academy of Medicine and culminated a three-year long research and education effort funded by the John Templeton Foundation…read more

From ehospice International edition.