Over gezondheidszorg gesproken …
Een studente medicijnen aan het VUmc, die zichzelf omschrijft als ‘Soon-to-be doctor, lover of life & healthcare leadership enthusiast‘, ventileert hier haar uitermate zinnige en hoopvolle gedachten over de duurzaamheid en het hart van die zorg.
Haar naam is Hanaâ Benjeddi. Weer eens een ander geluid dan we van onze minister gewoon zijn.
Een bijzonder lezenswaardig blog dat de burger wellicht weer wat moed geeft.
Healthcare is at crisis. Costs are exploding and rates of burnout among physicians and medical students are disturbingly high. How can we expect ourselves to really heal people, when our system itself is broken? And what will happen if we shift our mindsets and change the way we think about health?
One cold winter morning, I was working as an assistant in a cardiologist practice and doing our morning arrangements, when a man entered that had the biggest smile on his face. There was just something about him that immediately drew my attention. As if he simply lit up the room with his entire being when he walked in. He looked so genuinely happy that it made me wonder why. Later, he appeared to be one of the patients that I had to take blood from. I invited him to a separate room and started talking to him. “How’s your day sir?” I…
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