Original Publishing date: 01-08-2017
Publisher: The Washington Post
Author: Meeri Kim
Studies show consistently that professional health care givers suffer from the phenomena of burnout and compassion fatigue which can prove to be fatal to patients. This article outlines compassion programmes launched by hospitals in the U.S that helped reduce burnout and fatigue, while creating a positive impact on their patients’ and their own wellbeing as health care professionals.