About HVI

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HealthVision International (HVI) is a non-profit organization [501(c)3] devoted to promoting health and healing in our religious and medical communities and to renewing the healing ministry of the Church ecumenically worldwide. Dr. Kenneth Bakken, founder and president, envisions:

  • Integration of faith and science, spirituality and medicine
  • Development of wellness promotion programs and new models of spiritual care
  • Integration of spiritual care within a whole person model of community health

HealthVision hopes to achieve these goals by:

  • Addressing a new paradigm of health, healing, and wholeness
  • Strengthening spiritual caregiving in a variety of health care settings
  • Promoting health and wellness leadership in ministry

Current HealthVision programs include:

  • Speaking, keynoting, lecturing for conferences, workshops, seminars, and retreats
  • Coaching corporate leaders for personal and organizational renewal
  • Supporting corporate reunion within the Church through the Augustana Evangelical Catholic Church (Lutheran)
  • Financially supporting organizations which are aligned with HVI objectives and goals