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Epidemic of Empathy in Healthcare : How to Deliver Compassionate, Connected Patient Care That Creates a
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From a thought leader in improving patient experience comes a strategic guide for healthcare leaders and professionals to improving medical outcomes, reducing costs, and seizing the competitive edge—by providing compassionate healthcare
An Epidemic of Empathy in Healthcare shows you how providing compassionate care delivers benefits to both patients and the organization as a whole. A roadmap to increasing the consistency with which empathic and coordinated care is delivered to patients, it provides the step-by-step guidance you need to transform your healthcare institution. Not only is it the right thing to do for the patient, it also provides financial, strategic, and business advantages to organizations that strive to reduce human suffering. And in today’s healthcare environment, it is a teachable, trainable, statistically measurable must-have.
Learn how to:
- Develop a deeper understanding of empathy
- Objectively measure patient experience and reduce suffering
- Use social network science to change staff behavior
- Build an organizational culture based on empathic care
Thomas H. Lee, MD, is Chief Medical Officer of Press Ganey, with more than three decades of experience in healthcare performance improvement as a practicing physician, a leader in provider organizations, researcher, and health policy expert. He is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health.