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Supporting the Emotional Needs of Staff: The Impact of Schwartz Rounds on Caregiver and Patient Experience
This paper explores how integrating a process for healthcare providers to discuss the social and emotional issues faced in caring for patients and families can result in decreased stress, increased compassion and improved teamwork. Published in collaboration with The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare,the paper shares insights on the global application of the Schwartz Rounds program. In addition to providing examples of actual Schwartz Rounds, the paper shares experiences of six organizations, each at different stages of implementation and establishment of the program.
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