Empathy Motivates Physical Therapists to Follow Their Call to Care

At a time when health care providers face shrinking reimbursements and ever-greater demands on accountability and compliance, it’s not difficult to understand why some professionals are driven away from careers in empathy.  

It is a dilemma many of us face on a daily basis. …

2. We love having the opportunity to express compassion and empathy.

This presents a challenge in a business environment, and PTs are known for wanting to give their work away. Fortunately there is also growing evidence that empathy improves patient outcomes.

by Stacy Barrows