Category Archives: Health Care

Towards Training for Compassion

This summer, a Fairfax County, Virginia man captured the decidedly disrespectful conversation of his medical team during his colonoscopy. The Washington Post video of that conversation has since become required viewing in training sessions for medical professionals around the country. In an era when we KNOW that compassionate care yields measurable improvements in patient quality

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Can We Accelerate Accountable Care Effectiveness?

In a recent blog post, Rachael Addicott, Senior Research Fellow for the King’s Fund, an independent charity working to improve health and health care in England, reviewed a survey of primary care providers performed by the Commonwealth Fund and the Kaiser Family Foundation in the first quarter of 2015. According to the survey, Slightly more

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