Search Tag: empathy

IMAGING Management

Natural vs 'artificial' intelligence in clinical ultrasound

2019 20 Feb

Executive Summary Doctors are trained in medical science, and to consider the astute point-of-view of  Dr. Daniel A. Lichtenstein , the foremost expert in c ritical care ultrasound , on the "art of reasoning" being applied at work is indeed a revelation. This is how he describes the uniqueness of ultrasound as a clinical tool . ... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Patient Experience: Empathy + Innovation Summit

2019 13 May

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IMAGING Management

2019 23 Jan

HealthManagement.org talks  with # pinksocks founder Nick Adkins about the fascinating movement that started in healthcare and is spreading like wildfire in all industries- activating people to connect by sharing each other’s stories with compassion and empathy to work together. # pinksocks is a community united in changing the world from... Read more

Executive Health Management

Millennial Nurse Leaders Must Learn Empathy

2016 12 Feb

According to an article published in Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality , hospital executives need to understand a few key principles to teach younger nurses so that they are able to be the next wave of leaders in the field.  While there are time-tested principles/practices already in place, they way they are delivered to this new class... Read more

ICU Management

Clinical Care, Emotional Labour and Empathy

2016 02 Feb

Empathy should not only be expected from doctors, but should be actively promoted, assisted and cultivated in the profession, argue Angeliki Kerasidou and Ruth Horn from the Ethox Centre, University of Oxford, writing in BMC Medical Ethics . They contend that doctors need space to acknowledge and reflect on their feelings and have support for their... Read more

Executive Health Management

Teaching Doctors Empathy

2015 21 Aug

Conflicts between doctors and patients are not uncommon. Often, patients disagree with their doctors regarding drug prescription while doctors remain closed-minded about patient feedback and alternate solutions. Since doctors have a position of power in a patient-doctor relationship, either the patient has to cave in to the doctor's decision or the... Read more

Executive Health Management

Patient Care: How Important are Placebo Effects?

2015 08 Jul

Placebos have been used to ease pain and other symptoms for centuries and are used in clinical trials as controls for testing new drug therapies. Citing growing evidence that placebo effects can dramatically enhance the effectiveness of pharmaceutical therapies, a “Perspectives” article in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) proposes a central... Read more