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We Need to Put Humanity Back Into Healthcare

Over the last six months or so, I have been thinking more and more about something I believe is fundamentally missing in the healthcare system: humanity.

Merriam Webster defines humanity as “compassionate, sympathetic, or generous behavior or disposition: the quality or state of being humane.” It is my opinion that healthcare systems are lacking humanity. I don’t offer this to vilify individual health care providers but rather offer this in the context of healthcare systems overall. With that, in my numerous experiences, I have encountered individual health care providers that significantly lacked humanity and compassion, with most of my interactions ranging from adequate to excellent (the latter being the vast minority). Concerning

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