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Finding healing for the healers

Compassionate care is the focus of a local program that is designed to improve the patient-caregiver relationship

In a national survey in 2010, the Schwartz Center asked 800 patients to rate the importance of various aspects of compassionate care, and how successfully their doctor performed in these areas during their most recent hospital stay.

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