Press Releases


11/02/2017 - Spiritual Care Organizations Release Evidence-Based White Paper for Providing Spiritual Support in Medical Field

10/31/2017 - Three Lifespan Hospitals Join HealthCare Chaplaincy Network's Clinical Partnership

10/23/2017 - HealthCare Chaplaincy Network Hosts Inaugural Spiritual Care Briefing on Capitol Hill

10/5/2017 - HealthCare Chaplaincy Network Forms Partnership with New York State Chaplain Task Force

8/17/2017 - HealthCare Chaplaincy Network Hosts CPE Program at Mercy Health - Youngstown

6/11/17: University Hospital Enters in Clinical Partnership to Enhance Its Chaplaincy Department

4/10/17: Spiritual Care Educational Forum for Health Care Professionals to Be Held May 10 in New York

3/27/17: Spiritual Care Association Urges Consumers, Health Care Professionals to Tell Congress 'Spiritual Care Matters'

3/14/17: HealthCare Chaplaincy Honors Two Pioneers for Outstanding Health Care Leadership
Recipients Are Upaya Zen Center Founder, Loma Linda University Professor

3/13/17: Leading Spiritual Care Organizations Release First Evidence-Based White Paper
Exploring Nurses' Role in Providing Spiritual Support

1/17/17: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Recognized for Excellence in Spiritual Care
Hospital Meets HealthCare Chaplaincy Network’s National Standards

1/12/17:  'Caring for the Human Spirit Conference' to Highlight Value of Spiritual Care in Health Care
Health Care Chaplaincy’s Annual Event Appeals to Multiple Disciplines, Emphasizes Compassion

1/9/17: Delaware Hospitals Receive 'Excellence in Spiritual Care' Award




10/27/16: HealthCare Chaplaincy Annual Gala to Honor Health Care and Community Leaders, Hands-on Hospital Staff

10/24/16: HealthCare Chaplaincy Network Releases White Paper Defining Spiritual Care and Its Value

10/6/16: University of Tennessee Medical Center Receives 'Excellence in Spiritual Care' Award
HealthCare Chaplaincy Network Designation Marks First in Tennessee

9/27/2016: Spiritual Care Association and the Institute for Clinical Pastoral Training to Bolster Spiritual Care Training

9/7/16: HealthCare Chaplaincy Network Applauds Inclusion of Chaplaincy Services in California's Palliative Care Policy

9/7/16: Brian Buttigieg of Bronxville Joins Board of HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

9/7/16: Dr. Neil Halpern of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Joins Board of HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

9/7/16: Pastor Amandus Derr of Saint Peter's Church Joins Board of HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

9/7/16: Leah Pope of New York Joins Board of HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

9/7/16: Health Care Executive Eric Michael David Joins Board of HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

6/22/16: UnityPoint Health-DesMoines' Four Hospitals Recognized for Excellence in Spiritual Care
Marks First Recipients in Iowa to Meet National Standards of Quality

6/15/16: New York-Area Alzheimer's Home Care Agency to Offer 'Virtual' Spiritual Care
Clients Can Connect With HealthCare Chaplaincy Network's Chaplains via Phone, Email, Video

6/13/16: Spiritual Care Fellowship in Palliative Care Introduced to Boost Competencies, Best Practices in Treating Chronically Ill
Mirrors Steady Growth in Palliative Care Programs at Hospitals Nationwide

5/3/16: Inaugural Spiritual Care Day to Recognize Chaplains' Value to Patients and Their Families, Health Care Teams
Annual Event Introduced by New Spiritual Care Association

4/12/16: New Spiritual Care Association Formed to Advance Chaplaincy Profession

4/12/16: HealthCare Chaplaincy Network Awards 'Pioneer Medal for Outstanding Leadership in Health Care' to Major Influencers
Spiritual Care Researcher and Advocate for the Aging Each Earn the Prestigious Honor

4/11/2016: 4/13/2016: Caring for the Human Spirit Conference Explores Research and Clinical Advances on Integrating Spiritual Care in Health Care

3/16/16: Expert Panel Develops Evidence-Based Scope of Practice to Guide Quality Spiritual Care in Health Care
HealthCare Chaplaincy Network-Led Effort on Competencies Comes on Heels of Release of Spiritual Care Quality Indicators

2/18/16: Evidence-Based Quality Indicators for Spiritual Care Released
HealthCare Chaplaincy Network Convened International Panel to Develop Recommendations

1/21/16: HealthCare Chaplaincy Grants ‘Excellence in Spiritual Care Award’ to Interim HealthCare Hospice of Greenville, SC
Local Company Becomes First Hospice to Meet National Standards of Quality

1/5/16: Global ‘Caring for the Human Spirit’ Conference to Explore Research and Clinical Advances on Integrating Spiritual Care in Health Care



12/9/2105: The Critical Role of Spirituality in Patient Experience Explored by The Beryl Institute; New White Paper Published in Collaboration With HealthCare Chaplaincy Network Examines the Value and Impact of Integrating Spiritual Care in Health Care

12/7/15: New Competencies Address Professional Chaplains’ Important Role in the Delivery of Palliative Care; California State University Institute for Palliative Care and HealthCare Chaplaincy Network Release Palliative Care Competencies for Professional Health Care Chaplains

10/12/15: HealthCare Chaplaincy to Honor Two New York Trailblazers With Lifetime Achievement Awards; NYU Langone Medical Center, EmblemHealth Awardees Touch Lives Every Day

9/16/15: HealthCare Chaplaincy Network Joins Sharecare as New Content Collaborator to Educate Consumers on Spiritual Care, Palliative Care, End of Life

9/9/15: HealthCare Chaplaincy Network Names First ‘Excellence in Spiritual Care Award’ Recipient; New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery Meets National Quality Standards

7/14/15: ‘Caring for the Human Spirit’ Magazine Explores Spiritual Component of Palliative Care

5/14/15: HealthCare Chaplaincy Installs Rabbi Maurice Appelbaum in Ministry of Chaplaincy Care

5/13/15: HealthCare Chaplaincy Honors Two Trailblazers for Outstanding Leadership in Health Care

2/18/15: Spiritual Care’s Role in Interdisciplinary Health Care to Be Explored at International Conference

2/3/15: HealthCare Chaplaincy Network Introduces National Service Addressing Spiritual Needs of Veterans, Current Service Members, Military Families; Resource Unveiled at Event Honoring ‘Four Chaplains Day’

1/21/15: HealthCare Chaplaincy Network CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel



12/15/14: ‘Caring for the Human Spirit Conference’ to Address Critical Role of Spiritual Care in Health Care

12/12/14: HealthCare Chaplaincy Network to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

12/9/14: HealthCare Chaplaincy Seminar to Explore Dying Process, Coping Strategies for Families

11/21/14: New Media Expert Edith Bjornson Re-Elected to Board of HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

11/20/14: Real Estate Executive Carri Lyon Elected to Board of HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

11/20/14: New Jersey Accountant Steven Moersdorf Elected to Board of HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

11/19/14: ‘Caring for the Human Spirit’ Magazine Explores Suicide, End-of-Life Care

4/10/14: Health Care Chaplaincy Takes Big Step to Becoming Evidence-Based, Association Professionals Agree; Better Patient Care Seen as Long-Term Outcome of First Global Research Conference on Spiritual Care in Health Care

4/3/14: Online Help Now Available for People in Distress from Serious Illness, Trauma or Grief; HealthCare Chaplaincy Network Launches and ChatWithAChaplain

3/31/14: Largest Body of Research in Spiritual Care in Health Care Released Today at HealthCare Chaplaincy Network Annual Conference