A Patient’s Wish - Hospitals that Care
International Hospital Federation - IHF
| 8 months ago
Author: Dr. D Sita Ratna Devi
The hospital is a city that never sleeps. In the middle of the night, nurses hurry down the fluorescent-lit halls, bleary-eyed visitors look for coffee from a vending machine, lab machines work with the background whirr, pharmacies dispense and clinical staff exchange notes in the emergency department.
This constant activity is necessary, but it often goes on without much regard for patients and their needs. As healthcare becomes modern and driven by machines and AI, the human touch is lost, patients feel alienated, confused and lost. A Patientâ€™s Wish - Hospitals that Care (pdf 55.88kB)