Dr. Christina Puchalski was recently quoted in a Dallas Morning News article dicussing the issue of spirituality and health. The article, which was published on July 27th, discusses the use of prayer and spirituality in times of patient distress.
Calling upon the healthcare sector and caregivers worldwide, the Fetzer Advisory Council on Health Professions offers this vision of what a healthcare system infused with love, compassion, and forgiveness could be. Using 2 skits and a video, this plenary session models and amplifies their Call to the World for better, more loving, more holistic healthcare sector.
Around-the-clock media coverage and heated political disputes have made the debate about U.S. health care reform difficult to overlook. However, there is a quieter revolution occurring in the field simultaneously — one that stresses the importance of whole-person care that focuses on psychosocial and spiritual, as well as physical, well-being.