Compassion in Healthcare: Preserving Compassion Amidst a Pandemic

Compassion in Healthcare: Preserving Compassion Amidst a Pandemic

Preserving Compassion Amidst a Pandemic By Liliane de Vries A reality often overlooked when reflecting on pandemics is that compassion swiftly becomes an unexpected casualty. Historically, this has proven to be true, and although the severity and scope of pandemics vary, the erosion of communities during crisis appears almost certain. London’s Great Plague ravaged society […]

Complimentary Coaching Sessions to healthcare professionals

Complimentary Coaching Sessions to healthcare professionals In these crucial times, together with the Alive in Healthcare team, I have decided to offer complimentary 30-minute coaching sessions to all healthcare professionals fighting against Covid-19. These sessions are available for healthcare professionals worldwide. Whether you are across the ocean or right next door, you can schedule your 30-minute […]

Caregiver’s Crisis: Safeguarding Mental Health

Caregiver’s Crisis: Safeguarding Mental Health

Caregiver’s Crisis: Safeguarding Mental Health of Healthcare Professionals By Liliane de Vries The COVID-19 pandemic is here, and healthcare workers around the world are rising to the challenge. These selfless heroes are meeting each obstacle head-on with professionalism and poise in even the direst circumstances. Health care professionals are our first line of defence in […]

Humanity in healthcare in the time of Coronavirus

Humanity in healthcare in the time of Coronavirus

Humanity in healthcare in the time of Coronavirus By Liliane de Vries In this moment, it feels nearly impossible to identify a single aspect of life that remains untouched by the Coronavirus – especially for healthcare providers. Extended shifts, dwindling supplies, and fearful and frustrated patients are creating a chain a dominos ready to topple […]

A Culture of Caring: Your Guide to Nurses’ Satisfaction

A Culture of Caring: Your Guide to Nurses’ Satisfaction

A Culture of Caring: Your Guide to Nurses’ Satisfaction By Liliane de Vries For most, work always seems to feel like, well, work. Day in and day out, employees embark on a never-ending grind to complete their next task, assignment, project, etc. So, it’s no surprise that a recent Gallup poll found that nearly nine […]

Patients as Partners: Personalised Healthcare on the Horizon

Patients as Partners: Personalised Healthcare on the Horizon

Patients as Partners: Why you should never overlook the human element By Liliane de Vries When most people (patients and providers) think of innovations in healthcare, technological advancement often comes first to mind. With rapidly evolving diagnostic tools, monitoring systems, and cutting-edge treatments, patients are experiencing a drastic improvement in care received, and this upward […]

“I am a Patient Care Manager. Do they even know I exist?”

“I am a Patient Care Manager. Do they even know I exist?”

“I am a Patient Care Manager. Do they even know I exist?” By Liliane de Vries It’s a common experience for patient care managers to feel as if they’re trapped in a paradox, exhaustively searching for a compromise to bridge two sides that appear diametrically opposed. “It’s like we are sandwiched between the two and nobody […]