Sister Carol Keehan, DC, president and chief executive officer of the Catholic Health Association of the United States participated in the White House Forum on Health Reform on March 5.
CHA President and CEO, Sr. Carol Keehan, DC, participated in a White House event this morning where she joined representatives of other hospital groups to announce an agreement on $155 billion in contributions to finance health care reform. The event was hosted by Vice President Joseph Biden. Read the CHA news release or more information on the White House website or view the annoucement event on YouTube.
CHA-MN Executive Director Toby Pearson was recently published in the Catholic Spirit expressing the need for more dialogue on health reform.
This year, the Cover the Uninsure Week is scheduled for March 22 – March 28. It is the nation’s highest profile effort to make health care coverage a top priority for lawmakers. Catholic hospitals and health systems have always been leaders in organizing events for The Week, planning hundreds of activities each year to help get Americans covered.
St. Benedict’s Senior Community has been recognized as one of the 2009 recipients of the Step I National Quality Award presented by the American Health Care Associaiton and National Center for Assisted Living. This first step demonstrates their intention to begin the rigorous quality improvement program as they pursue the requirements for Step II and III awards in the coming years.
Catholic Health Association: Census Bureau Report and President Obama Make Strong Case for Bold, Immediate Action on Health Reform
Sister Carol Keehan, DC, president and chief executive officer of the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA), issued the following statement regarding the Census Bureau Report and President Obama’s recent health reform proposal.