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Posts from — February 2016

Thank you!

February 16, 2016

Thank you to those who were able to participate in our training for the Maryland Faith Community Health Network yesterday at the Pearlstone Retreat Center! It was GREAT day and we appreciate what each of you contributed to the rich discussion.... Read more »

Maryland Faith Community Health Network brings patients, faith together

WBAL February 15, 2016 BALTIMORE —A new program aims to create more coordinated health care for Marylanders by getting faith communities involved. For decades, churches and faith communities have helped their congregations in times of need, especially when one is admitted to a hospital. But knowing that isn’t always easy. “This has been a tremendous […]... Read more »

Religious institutions enlisted to help keep fellow worshipers healthy

Baltimore Sun February 15, 2016 Andrea McDaniels When an elderly parishioner wound up in the hospital recently, Rev. Dellyne Hinton of Gwynn Oak United Methodist Church didn’t find out until days later. The woman had her pastor’s number stored in her cell phone, which was left at home when she was rushed to the hospital. […]... Read more »

LifeBridge hospitals partner with faith leaders to improve patient health

Baltimore Sun Op-Ed February 15, 2016 Maryland’s places of worship keep our souls healthy. And now through an innovative program, they may also play a key role in keeping our bodies healthy. Today we are announcing the Maryland Faith Community Health Network, a pilot partnership among the Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative, LifeBridge Health and dozens […]... Read more »

Maryland Faith Community Health Network Training

February 15, 2016

The volunteer training for the launch of our Maryland Faith Community Health Network pilot with LifeBridge Health on Monday Feb. 15th at the Pearlstone Retreat Center will be held on schedule. If weather deteriorates throughout the course of the afternoon, we will do our best to end early to allow participants to return home safely. […]... Read more »

Media Advisory

Local Faith Communities Join Health Leaders to Launch Project for New Maryland Faith Community Health Network... Read more »

Hearing Scheduled in Annapolis

February 1, 2016

Our House Healthy Maryland Initiative Bill, HB 71 sponsored by Delegates Eric Luedtke and Barbara Frush, will be heard before the House Ways and Means Committee at 1pm (or sometime thereafter) on Wednesday, February 17. Would you like to testify in support of this life-saving proposal to reduce tobacco consumption and fund critical public health programs? […]... Read more »