Patient care is more than just healing -- it's building a connection that encompasses mind, body and soul.
If you could stand in someone else's shoes . . . hear what they hear. See what they see. Feel what they feel. Would you treat them differently?
CEO Toby Cosgrove, MD, shared this video, titled "Empathy," with the Cleveland Clinic staff during his 2012 State of the Clinic address on Feb. 27, 2013.
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I never had the comfort of staff comforting me and my sister when we received the news our mother was terminal. Other than two people in the west palm beach office. The clinic needs to listen to their patients more. Who's publishing this is my late mother that's who the email is in I'm her daughter writing the comment.
Empathy is very important. Medicine is an State of the art, science, skill, passion to continue despite difficulties. Because you Love medicine per se and you learn most of the time from your patient not only from the book. In order for you to Connect with your patient you must have empathy, a passion to serve.. Medicine or any profession is a calling to serve..
I'd probably shouldn't tell people I know what they are thinking about
It deals some out way before they go get their diagnoses
Sometimes to be a physic,
With other gifts too
No one but believes actually believe u till you prove it
THAT DID not go over SOO well
As a patient with serious health issues...not once but twice I wish my nurses and their co-workers would see this video at least once a month... THEY SURE NEEDED TO!!! This video is what could have made a difference. Thanks Cleveland Clinic 💙
At this point I'm pretty sure you're joking. I've seen plenty of black families (with married couples) together. Black people and white people are different by color, not by morals. Some white men and women leave their families, some black men and women do. Some black men and women stay married most of their lives, some white men and women do. To state all black men impregnate and leave multiple women is a really shitty generalization.
Funny you mention reproduction... When's the last time you saw a married black couple together with their kids as a family unit? All they do is randomly spawn with four baby mamas apiece, a trend more and more whites are foolishly following ever since the civil rights movement. Think about it.
I am a nurse of 28 years. I used to feel like I made a difference and was appreciated. Now....... No one wants nor understands a person who is an empath. Institutions and co-workers just "want the job done".
This is so helpful for everyone! It reminds us that someone somewhere is going through something very difficult - so we may be kinder, gentler, and more understanding of everyone around us everyday. Driving in our cars, at the store, at work, or at school; you never know what that person is going through right next to you.
This video is fantastic, I wanted to show this in a group I help facilitate, but some of the members have reading problems... Is there any chance of a version that would have voice overs for the experiences? If not, I may try to make my own and sync it up. This video is powerful and I think can be used as an excellent learning tool in so many situations.
I teach empathetic listening throughout the St. Louis community. This video reflects the core principles of our class and it's not about our words. It's about our HEART and desire to connect with those around us in a meaningful and purposeful way. People want to know they matter and this video is a beautiful reminder of the power of human connection felt through empathy.
One of our project managers shared this link from the Cleveland Clinic in
regards to empathy. As we are working around patients, this video gives us a perspective on what people may have going on in their lives as we do construction around
them. Actually, it’s probably a good reminder to us that people at any
project site may have some of the same concerns going on in their lives.
Hope this moves all of us to always consider what someone else may be going
I first saw this video a couple years back in pharmacy school. I've been working as a pharmacist for a little under a year now, and already am starting to get jaded, but thankfully, watching this always helps to put things in perspective. An amazing video, truly.
As a volunteer in a VA Hospice Unit I really appreciated watching this video. It is a stark reminder about those we are trying to give comfort and support to. It was introduced to us by the VA Chaplain and I highly recommend it to anyone who volunteers in any level of medical care. Actually I recommend it to everyone.
Its amazing how Cleveland Clinics pointed to the various type of patient visiting the clinic, as well as their employees in the video. Its really touching seeing their lives and the unspoken challenges and joy they experience.
Indeed, I am moved to want to visit their clinic when need arises. Everyone would love to be treated so well and in close knit with their peculiar situation.
This touches me deeply every time that I watch it. Having worked in health care for 27 years, I was fortunate to have worked at the Cleveland clinic early in my career. Those were 2 of the best years of my life.
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