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We accomplish our mission through:

  • Assessing, planning and implementing value added spiritual care for health care institutions
  • Mentoring professional chaplains
  • Designing quality improvement programs in spiritual care
  • Enhancing the contribution of spiritual care to the patient experience
  • Functioning as spiritual care subject matter expert on research teams and symposia
  • Training health care teams to integrate spiritual care

Email george@handzoconsulting.com  to get started today.

The first hour of phone consultation is FREE!!

Handzo Consulting helps health care organizations take advantage of the current opportunity to leverage best practices in spiritual care to realize institutional goals and over come the barriers to that integration. We have a unique combination of strategic planning, quality improvement, and professional chaplaincy skills which is able to articulate the coherent business case for the benefits of professional chaplaincy and enable organizations to effectively and efficiently integrate those contributions into their organization.Our experience and combination of credentials is unmatched. We have access to supplemental resources to address any spiritual care and chaplaincy need.

George Handzo, BCC, CSSBB is one of the pre-eminent experts in health care chaplaincy. He is a Board Certified Chaplain and Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with over 30 years of experience building and running chaplaincy services in health care. 

Handzo Consulting is mission driven and committed to scaling services and price to the unique needs and budget of your institution.

Current Clients Include:

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Provide consultation on quality improvement in spiritual care and  chaplaincy care at Mount Sinai Hospital. 

Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, US Department of the Navy

Provide subject matter expertise and chaplain support services to the Chaplain of Navy Medicine for the purposes of researching, analyzing, and providing subject matter expert recommendations concerning the improvement of the Pastoral Care Standards.

George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health, Washington, DC

Provide subject matter expertise and training services for several projects including the Summer Institute for Spirituality and Health and the project for the integration of caring attitudes into  nation’s health care system. 

HealthCare Chaplaincy, New York, NY

Provide consultation services as requested currently including (1) Being co-principal investigator for a $3 million grant to advance the nascent field of health care chaplaincy research by supporting the skills development of an emerging and sustainable generation of chaplain-researchers and by developing and testing hypotheses about chaplaincy work in health care (2) Providing training to clinical staff on best practice in chaplaincy care.