An “A Ha” reminder of why we work in health care

ReflectionIn a health care world of budget crunches, intense competition, and frantic planning brought on by the ACA, it’s easy to loose track of why we chose to dedicate our professional lives to this field – myself included. The fact is most of us were drawn to health care, despite long hours and/or less pay than we could have elsewhere, because we are driven by our caring for others.

I came across a moving photography project, Reflections: Portraits of the Elderly as They Once Were, and am reminded spending your life caring for others is a beautiful, honorable thing. When we show up to work each day, we are participating in caring for humanity, even if in just micro-movements and improvements.

So pat yourselves on the back. You’re doing the good, important work.

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