From the Blogs: Curing the Culture — A Gentle Nudge

August 14, 2017

From the Blogs: Curing the Culture — A Gentle Nudge

Physician assistant Harrison Reed offers some simple rules to make the healthcare workplace better for all, in this week's In Practice blog post.

“Much of the emotional and psychological damage we accrue in the workplace is inflicted by other healthcare workers. In a field that already struggles against the laws of physics and biology, we complicate our mission with the additional burden of interpersonal conflict. Like the illnesses of so many of our patients, that affliction is preventable.”

Revisiting the effects of negative workplace culture in healthcare in this week's In Practice blog post, physician assistant Harrison Reed calls on all healthcare workers to take responsibility for preventing a toxic work environment, offering simple strategies, like being polite to each other.

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