Empathy: The Human Connection to Patient Care

Rebuilding your life after a critical injury is no small feat. The combination of recovery, rehabilitation, change and uncertainty in every aspect of your life is overwhelming. As practitioners, one key elements that is often overlooked is empathy.

Cleveland Clinic 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.

We’re reminded that patient care is more than just healing. Our goal is to support the wellbeing of our clients.