Critical Planning And Catholic Healthcare Association

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Critical Planning and Catholic Healthcare Association
By far, the Catholic Churches Healthcare Systems is one of the largest integrated health care systems. Catholic Healthcare Associations (CHA) integrates the progression of the Catholic health ministry of the United States with caring for people and communities of all faiths and believes. The CHA consist of “more than 600 hospitals and 1,400 long-term care and other health facilities in all 50 states, the Catholic health ministry is the largest group of nonprofit health care providers in the nation,” (Catholic Health Care in the United, 2016). This health care system provides a wide range of services to more than approximately 20 million patients annually just in the area of emergency medicine, there is an average of six million patients admitted to Catholic based hospitals. Since 1914, the Catholic Healthcare Association has been serving communities throughout the United States. With the standardization of the health care system Fr. Charles B. Moulinier from the Marquette University School of Medicine realized the importance the new movement to standardize the healthcare system. As the healthcare system evolved and advances were made in the technology of healthcare the Catholic Church needed to assure that the delivery of health care to patients was transforming along with the ministry of the church. Decades later the CHA strives to be advocates for a healthcare system that is a composition of what all patients
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