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MAYO CLINIC TEAM VISITS ALYN Hospital to discuss Spiritual Care

30 May, 2013

Participants of “The Meeting of Medicine and Spiritual Care” conference of the Hebrew Union College Mezorim Spiritual Counseling Program including Drs Simmons, Bergstrom, Drubach, and Bostwick who met with ALYN physicians for a mutual discussion which touched the difficult topics of technology dependent living, caregiver-patient empathy and the need for re-examination of the quality of life paradigms.

"More and more physicians now understand that physical health depends no less on the patients' well-being than on the proper medical care" says Dr Maurit Beeri, ALYN General Director. "We are learning to incorporate paying attention to spiritual care, which includes attending to the life a patients leads outside the hospital bed or clinic."