Compassion in Healthcare

Patients Really Want More Patience and Less Anxiety

An Anxious America Do you remember the first time you went to the grocery store after the initial outbreak of COVID-19? I do. I walked in wearing my mask, armed with a can of disinfectant wipes and a bottle of Read More

A Successful Patient-Provider Relationship is All Your Patients Really Want

Trust, Honesty and Effective Communication I consider myself to be a pretty decent mom, but there is that one time of year I have my doubts. It’s almost every September when I take my children to their well checkups and Read More

Sometimes a Patient Just Wants To Hear “I’m Sorry” When Things Go Wrong

The Hippocratic Oath Chances are if you’re reading this article, you have most likely heard the expression, “First, do no harm” and have maybe even dedicated your life’s work to upholding these words. It derives from the Latin phrase, “primum Read More

Does Addressing Patients by Name Make a Difference?

Myth or Not: Addressing Patients by Name Makes a Difference First, a big thank you to Jennifer D. who serves as a Medical Office Coordinator for one of our beloved M3 clients. Jennifer suggested the topic for this week’s Myth Debunking Read More

Let’s Show a Little Kindness: Compassion and Empathy Work

During these very trying COVID-19 times, while exploring a topic for this week’s Thinking Thursday’s TIPs, I kept telling myself, “Let’s redouble our efforts to show compassion and empathy for each other, now more than ever, during the COVID-19 pandemic.” Read More