Compassionate healthcare can boost bottom line

Compassionate healthcare delivery might not only be morally correct, it could also help hospitals and health systems' bottom lines. That's the conclusion of a new study by the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare. The study concluded that inpatient providers that embrace the tenets of compassionate care experience lower staff turnover due to greater job satisfaction, greater patient loyalty, lower rates of readmissions, better patient outcomes, fewer medical errors and fewer expensive procedures. Read the full article at FierceHealthcare