Why a Hospital CEO Invests in Chaplaincy

Caring For The Human Spirit—November 16, 2016

A bylined piece written by Louis A. Shapiro, president and CEO at Hospital for Special Surgery, appears in the Fall 2016/Winter 2017 print issue of Caring for the Human Spirit magazine, a Healthcare Chaplaincy NetworkTM publication.

In his article, Mr. Shapiro notes that HSS is committed to caring for the whole person. "As president and CEO, my continued investment in spiritual care services is vital to the hospital's patient population and to the medical and administrative staff who make up the HSS family."

He writes about spiritual care at HSS and how the dedication of spiritual care staff and their colleagues has directly resulted in better patient experience and lower readmission rates at HSS.

To read the full article, please visit HealthCareChaplaincy.org. The article is on page 5.


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