H & D

Topic: Healthcare System

What Should Healthcare Look Like?

Posted on January 1, 2010

Over 100 CCHF members participated in a working session to identify values and principles that represent a kingdom view of healthcare at the 2010 CCHF Conference. This article provides a summary of the groups work.

Topics: H&D, CCHF Organization, Healthcare System

An Interview with Karl Watts

Posted on January 1, 2010

John Shorb interviews Karl Watts, AAFP’s 2010 Physician of the Year and plenary speaker at CCHF Conference 2010.

Topics: H&D, Doctors, Healthcare System

Insure Justice

Posted on January 1, 2009

One CCHF member takes the insurance companies, medical establishment, and New York state government head-on in a stand for justice for the uninsured.

Topics: H&D, Healthcare System

An Issue of Justice

Posted on January 1, 2009

Advocacy for reform in healthcare should be an issue of justice for Christians everywhere. The founder of the Church Health Center in Memphis challenges Christian health professionals to lead the way.

Topics: H&D, Healthcare System

Making Sense of the Health Care Reform Debate

Posted on January 1, 2009

Dr. Jones, founder of Lawndale Christian Health Center, takes a look at some of the questions that have been prominent in the healthcare reform debate this fall.

Topics: H&D, Healthcare System

Competency in Understanding Health-Care Disparities in African-American Communities

Posted on January 1, 2007

Rowe gives essential competencies for health-care providers wanting to serve effectively for Christ in an African-American cultural context. Hint: The first step is admitting that you don't know what you don't know.

Topics: H&D, Cultural Issues, Healthcare System

Katrina

Posted on January 1, 2006

Myron Glick, MD, reflects on some of the things that we may be able to learn from this monstrous event and its aftermath.

Topics: H&D, Healthcare System

A Grassroots Solution for the Uninsured

Posted on January 1, 2006

A rebuttal to a 2005 H&D article, with the author's own insurance-free clinic offered as a model of one grassroots alternative for serving the working poor.

Topics: H&D, Healthcare System

A Christian Critique of Equity

Posted on January 1, 2005

A provacative discussion of the biblical definition of equity, the limitations of advocacy, and Christians' call to follow Jesus.

Topics: H&D, Cultural Issues, Healthcare System