By Paul Levy

First Posted at Not Running a Hospital on 12/19/2013

Paul Levy, Host of (Not) Running a Hospital

Paul Levy, Host of (Not) Running a Hospital

As I head off into a blogging break through New Year’s Day, I pass along this view by Dr. Brené Brown of the difference between empathy and sympathy, a distinction that those of us in the health care world would be wise to understand. “Empathy fuels connection. Sympathy drives disconnection.”

Animation by Katy Davis.Happy New Year!