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Catholic Medical Center and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health Combination

Things to Know About the Combination Agreement

Highlights of the Moral Analysis Regarding a Proposed Combination Involving Catholic Medical Center and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health from the National Catholic Bioethics Center

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health and GraniteOne Health Sign Formal Agreement for Combined New Hampshire-Based Health Care System

Preserving Spaces for Life, Article by Dr. Pepe in Parable Magazine

Combining for a Healthier New Hampshire 

Combination Agreement

Related Resources

"Understanding Cooperation with Evil: Forging Collaborative Arrangements,” John A. Di Camillo, BeL

A Summary of the Principle of Cooperation with Evil, The National Catholic Bioethics Center

Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services (“ERDs”)

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops established and adopted the ERDs to offer moral guidance on various aspects of health care delivery based on the Catholic Church's theological and moral teachings. The most recent version of the ERDs was adopted by the United States Bishops in June 2018 (the Sixth Edition) and contains the following contents:

General Introduction
Part One: The Social Responsibility of Catholic Health Care Services
Part Two: The Pastoral and Spiritual Responsibility of Catholic Health Care
Part Three: The Professional-Patient Relationship
Part Four: Issues in Care for the Beginning of Life
Part Five: Issues in Care for the Seriously Ill and Dying
Part Six: Collaborative Arrangements with Other Health Care Organizations and Providers

CLICK HERE for the text of the ERDs

CLICK HERE to read Bishop Libasci’s Decree making the ERDs particular law for the Diocese of Manchester, effective August 1, 2018

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