One in six hospital beds are governed by rules set by Catholic bishops, not doctors, putting lives and health at risk.
If Catholic health systems continue expanding their reach at the current rate, an alarming number of Americans won’t have access to the full spectrum of healthcare services considered standard of care at non-Catholic hospitals. In some cases, that lack of care access could be life-threatening.
MergerWatch and the ACLU have released an update to their 2013 Miscarriage of Medicine report. This new report gathered updated information, and improved its data analysis by looking at a broader range of hospitals that are governed by Catholic doctrine, including those that were previously Catholic-affiliated and continue practicing Catholic doctrine under secular ownership, and those that list their ownership as public, or governmental, but are actually owned or affiliated with a Catholic health system.…Read more ›