Zen Care

While the priests tend primarily to Catholic patients and the rabbi to Jewish patients, hospital officials say the Buddhists and trainees care for patients of all faiths — and those with no religious affiliation….

Wendy Cadge, a sociologist at Brandeis University who is writing a book about hospital chaplaincy called “Paging God,” said data on the value of chaplains was slim… “One study says patients and families who see a chaplain are more satisfied with their care.”

Full story in The New York Times.

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  1. Bruce says:

    Hard to believe that people pay for this.

  2. Vicki says:

    There are all kinds of unexplained outcomes in medicine. So untill science has all the answers, I say go ahead and try Zen care, Christian care, Jewish care and any other mind/body care that is available.

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