This week, April 25 - 29, is Patient Experience (PX) Week, an annual event to celebrate the many ways health care staff impact the patient experience.
Sponsored by The Beryl Institute, an organization dedicated to improving the patient experience, PX Week provides a focused time for hospitals and other health care facilities to celebrate accomplishments, reenergize efforts, and honor employees who actively contribute to their patients' welfare.
By supporting Patient Experience Week, facilities show their employees that they appreciate their hard work and encourage their continued efforts on behalf of patients.
"In recent years, the concept of patient experience moved from the fringes of the health care conversation to the heart of all health care encompasses," said Jason A. Wolf, Ph.D., president of The Beryl Institute.
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