Hospital chaplains may boost patient outcomes

12/5/2011 | Wall Street Journal, The

Studies have shown that hospital chaplains' visits can reduce patient anxiety, cut hospital stays and yield higher satisfaction. Chaplains should be part of the health care team, said Harold Koenig of Duke University's Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health. About two-thirds of hospitals in the U.S. offer chaplaincy services, while others depend on clergy from the community and lay volunteers.

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