Empathy Programme - About - draft

About

Aim

For all healthcare interactions to include a dose of empathy. This often, but not always, requires additional time.We work to ensure that the evidence-based benefits of empathic care are implemented into the heart of all healthcare settings
and interactions.

Empathic care has been shown to improve patient outcomes as well as practitioner well-being. Trials show that empathic care can reduce: patient pain, depression, anxiety, practitioner burnout, and patient complaints / medico-legal risk.
It can also improve: patient satisfaction, well-being, and improve medication adherence. Yet the ext

Key Areas of Work

  1. Conducting and disseminating research on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of empathic health care and the factors that support its delivery.
  2. Influencing healthcare policy and practice to support empathic care.
  3. Developing and providing training and development related to empathy for healthcare practitioners, healthcare managers and trainees.

Values

  1. Using best available evidence to inform decisions.
  2. Collaborating across boundaries.
  3. Promoting integrity and quality.
  4. Supporting next generation of empathy leaders.

Selected Publications

  • Overthrowing barriers to empathy in healthcare: empathy in the age of the Internet. Journal article (2017), Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 110, 352 - 357
  • How empathic is your healthcare practitioner? A systematic review and meta-analysis of patient surveys. Journal article (2017), BMC Medical Education, 17
  • Effect on cardiovascular disease risk factors of interventions to alter consultations between practitioners and patients with type diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis of trials in primary care. Journal article (2017), Heal

Priorities

Overall: Building a model of an ‘empathic healthcare organisation’ and evaluating/implementing it. If you are interested in this please contact jeremy.howick@philosophy.ox.ac.uk

Research: the health economics of empathy (does it save or cost money?) If you are interested in this please contact Jeremy.howick@philosophy.ox.ac.uk.

Teaching: deliver the empathy training course (if you are interested in this please contact Jeremy.howick@philosophy.ox.ac.uk).

Other: what is the role of technology in an empathic healthcare organization? If you are interested

 

 

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For all healthcare interactions to include a dose of empathy. This often, but not always, requires additional time.We work to ensure that the evidence-based benefits of empathic care are implemented into the heart of all healthcare settings and interactions.

Empathic care has been shown to improve patient outcomes as well as practitioner well-being. Trials show that empathic care can reduce: patient pain, depression, anxiety, practitioner burnout, and patient complaints / medico-legal risk. It can also improve: patient satisfaction, well-being, and improve medication adherence. Yet the ext

  1. Conducting and disseminating research on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of empathic health care and the factors that support its delivery.
  2. Influencing healthcare policy and practice to support empathic care.
  3. Developing and providing training and development related to empathy for healthcare practitioners, healthcare managers and trainees.

 

  1. Using best available evidence to inform decisions.
  2. Collaborating across boundaries.
  3. Promoting integrity and quality.
  4. Supporting next generation of empathy leaders.
  • Overthrowing barriers to empathy in healthcare: empathy in the age of the Internet. Journal article (2017), Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 110, 352 - 357
  • How empathic is your healthcare practitioner? A systematic review and meta-analysis of patient surveys. Journal article (2017), BMC Medical Education, 17
  • Effect on cardiovascular disease risk factors of interventions to alter consultations between practitioners and patients with type diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis of trials in primary care. Journal article (2017), Heal

Overall: Building a model of an ‘empathic healthcare organisation’ and evaluating/implementing it. If you are interested in this please contact jeremy.howick@philosophy.ox.ac.uk

Research: the health economics of empathy (does it save or cost money?) If you are interested in this please contact Jeremy.howick@philosophy.ox.ac.uk.

Teaching: deliver the empathy training course (if you are interested in this please contact Jeremy.howick@philosophy.ox.ac.uk).

Other: what is the role of technology in an empathic healthcare organization? If you are interested

 

About

For all healthcare interactions to include a dose of empathy. This often, but not always, requires additional time.We work to ensure that the evidence-based benefits of empathic care are implemented into the heart of all healthcare settings and interactions.

Empathic care has been shown to improve patient outcomes as well as practitioner well-being. Trials show that empathic care can reduce: patient pain, depression, anxiety, practitioner burnout, and patient complaints / medico-legal risk. It can also improve: patient satisfaction, well-being, and improve medication adherence. Yet the ext

 

 

 

  1. Conducting and disseminating research on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of empathic health care and the factors that support its delivery.
  2. Influencing healthcare policy and practice to support empathic care.
  3. Developing and providing training and development related to empathy for healthcare practitioners, healthcare managers and trainees.

 

 

 

  1. Using best available evidence to inform decisions.
  2. Collaborating across boundaries.
  3. Promoting integrity and quality.
  4. Supporting next generation of empathy leaders.

 

 

 

 

  • Overthrowing barriers to empathy in healthcare: empathy in the age of the Internet. Journal article (2017), Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 110, 352 - 357
  • How empathic is your healthcare practitioner? A systematic review and meta-analysis of patient surveys. Journal article (2017), BMC Medical Education, 17
  • Effect on cardiovascular disease risk factors of interventions to alter consultations between practitioners and patients with type diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis of trials in primary care. Journal article (2017), Heal

 

 

 

 

Overall: Building a model of an ‘empathic healthcare organisation’ and evaluating/implementing it. If you are interested in this please contact jeremy.howick@philosophy.ox.ac.uk

Research: the health economics of empathy (does it save or cost money?) If you are interested in this please contact Jeremy.howick@philosophy.ox.ac.uk.

Teaching: deliver the empathy training course (if you are interested in this please contact Jeremy.howick@philosophy.ox.ac.uk).

Other: what is the role of technology in an empathic healthcare organization? If you are interested