Welcome to Oasis 4Humanity
“RESTORING THE ESSENCE OF HUMANITY INTO PATIENT CARE”
“Compassion, Connection, Care, Kindness”

In recent decades there have been significant changes in health care system and how medicine has been practiced. Health care is a giant, mysterious machine, with increasing policies, procedures, cost-containing regulations and maximizing efficiency efforts. The priorities in health care have changed and allowed much less time for interactions among patients and health care professionals. Therefore, their angelic relationship has been crumbled and a mistrust has been created. The medical practice in majority of cases is algorithm base medicine with a little or no flavor of humanity. This has resulted exhausted and unhappy health care professionals and dissatisfied patients. In order to alleviate this problem we must restore the humanity in our care. The four most important pillars of humanity that must be applied in our practice are compassion, connection, care and kindness. By merging the high quality patient care with the essence of humanity we could treat the patient illness, create an outstanding patient experience, capture the patient’s heart and soul and develop a long lasting loyalty and trust. However, creating a remarkable patient experience in health care is connected and interdependent on health professional experience which requires a universal movement of change in the culture of the healthcare towards humanity.

This blog is advocating for the restoring the essence of humanity into health care. The idea is to share ‘stories’ of compassion, human connection, care, and kindness with colleagues and our patients. The acknowledgment of these acts would encourage us to do more, to promote our bond for an incredible cause and improve our relationship with patients.

Sharing the stories of humanity towards the patient and towards other member of the health care team might be more crucial now, than ever before.

“Share your stories and your experiences of humanity in patient care”

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Creating meaningful moments

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Relationships & Beauty of Yoga

Relationships & Beauty of Yoga

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Let Go Of Expectations

Let Go Of Expectations

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Happiness is a choice

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It is November again! Grateful

It Is November Again!

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happiness from a surgeons perspective

Happiness from a surgeon`s perspective

It was 2 am and I was driving towards the emergency room, extremely exhausted and run-down. The day before I worked more than sixteen hours straight and went to bed at almost midnight, when an hour later I had to wake up with a phone call from the emergency room physician, asking me to see an extremely sick patient with perforated stomach ulcer. It was a matter of life and death and the time was an essence.

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Fictitious-Mark By Dr Iraniha

Fictitious Mark

Fictitious Mark by Dr Iraniha My name was “Abdolsaeed”. I really don’t know what my mom was thinking when fifty two years ago she decided to name me that. It never made any sense since my entire family and I are Persian and speak Farsi but the name “Abdolsaeed” is an Arabic name and my…

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