When we witness pain in others we always react or emote in response to that pain in some way. The intent of our response is what defines the response as compassionate or otherwise. 1,455 more words
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I just returned from the Mississippi Academy of Family Practice’s one day Direct Primary Care (DPC) event in Jackson, MS. Pretty impressive I must say. Truly a new breed of physician is emerging that if welcomed, properly supported, and given the opportunity can drive meaningful and valuable healthcare reform and transformation in communities throughout the United States.
I took part in a twitter chat yesterday about patient-centricity. Several definitions were discussed, but they all described patient-centricity as a health system where the patient is the focus of care, where the patient’s world is taken into consideration, where collaboration is key. 383 more words