health care

Concordia, Texas, offers new online health degrees

The Master of Public Health is a competency-based graduate program, and the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care is a degree advancement program for registered respiratory therapists.  

Concordia Lutheran Ministries adjusts care for seniors and staff during pandemic

The senior care provider is taking extra steps to ensure residents’ safety and keep them connected to the community.

Concordia University System schools develop new programs, partnerships

Several CUS schools are also reporting upturns in fall enrollment.

Missouri lawmaker, wife ask court for contraception exclusion

A family should have the same right as a small business to opt out of birth control coverage in its health care plan, a federal appeals court hears.

Coalition forms to set ‘action plans’ for church-worker wellness

Members of a new “Ministerial Care Coalition” to improve the health and care of LCMS church workers are developing action plans toward that goal.

U.S. asks Court to review Hobby Lobby’s birth-control mandate challenge

Federal officials ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review the government mandate that private companies offer employees birth-control coverage despite the business owner’s moral objections.

Catholic hospitals at odds with bishops over birth-control mandate

The organization representing Catholic hospitals nationwide says it no longer objects to the Obama administration’s mandate that all employees receive free birth-control coverage.