Medical treatments can disrupt a person’s emotional and mental well-being. The fear of the unknown, concerns about test results, financial accessibility to care, and medication side effects can amplify an already stressful situation.
The same can be said for health care providers treating patients. From physicians to nurses and office staff, health care workers at any level and in any field of medicine are prone to occupational stress resulting from a patient’s own stress, trauma, and loss.
To reach optimal patient outcomes, health care leaders should be committed to both the patient and employee experiences. Addressing the mental toll of health care — and providing supportive resources — can help an organization meet its patient satisfaction goals.
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