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 […]

Finding Joy in Work as a Nurse

Finding Joy in Work as a Nurse

By Liliane de Vries Burnout is a complex, all-too-common, and seemingly inescapable reality facing nurses in Canada today. Healthcare is a rapidly-evolving career path that is as stressful as it is rewarding — and given the growing demands for time, energy and engagement — nurse turnover is on an alarmingly upward trend. The causes of burnout […]