HCCN in the News

The Huffington Post
Regular Posts by HCCN President and CEO Eric J. Hall.

March 19, 2017: Rev. Eric J. Hall, president and CEO of HealthCare Chaplaincy Network/Spiritual Care Association, has received the College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy's 2017 Helen Flanders Dunbar Award for Significant Contributions to the Clinical Pastoral Field.

In presenting the award at the CPSP 27th Plenary, Robert C. Powell,. M.D., Ph.D., ex-officio member of the Governing Council, said of Hall's work: "A new outsider now has tried to discern the essence--the commonality--of what the various clinical pastoral organizations have been trying to accomplish. This new outsider has tried to see and hear 'between the lines.'"

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Jewish World

June 24-30, 2016
Spiritual Care in the U.S.: Chaplaincy Contributes to Patient Care


June 23, 2016, 2016
Emissaries on Call: Training for Spiritual Needs in Hospitals

Cancer Knowledge Network

April 25, 2016
Is High-Quality Spiritual Care in Your Future?

Now Associates

April 18, 2016
New Association Tends to Spiritual Element of Healthcare


April 2016
Quality indicators aim to quantify spiritual care

Kevin MD

March 31, 2016
How chaplains are a valuable part of the health care team

The New York Academy of Medicine
March 29, 2016
Health Care Decision Day: A Multi-faith Message for Spiritual Leaders and Communities

 Advanced HealthCare Network for Nurses
March 19, 2016
Strides in Spiritual Care: New quality indicators aim to better meet spiritual needs

January 29, 2016
Hats off to facilities working on spiritual care

Wall Street Journal
December 21, 2015
Help for the Ill or Grieving During the Holidays

December 21, 2015
Health care providers and bereavement counselors offer emotional support.

December 16, 2015
Critical role of spirituality in the patient experience.

Los Angeles Times
November 7, 2015
Telehealth: Patient care via smartphone.

Wall Street Journal
September 27, 2015
Health-Care Chaplains Use Online Chats to Extend Reach
Following the telemedicine trend, online services pop up to serve growing spiritual needs.

August 14, 2015
Seriously ill patients can get spiritual counseling via Skype.

July 2015
Spiritual Care Poised For Integration In Health Care
Field seeks integration into interdisciplinary teams, buy-in of owners and administrators.