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Work overload. Constantly changing policies. Increasing bureaucratic regulations. These are just a few of the challenges health care providers face every day; challenges that limit the ability to provide excellent patient care. Marcus' insights will give health care providers new and essential strategies to rediscover the magic and compassion between caregiver and patient.
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Constantly changing policies
Increasing bureaucratic regulations
These are just a few of the challenges health care providers face every day;
Challenges that limit the ability to provide excellent patient care.
After being blinded and suffering catastrophic injuries at the hands of a drunk driver, Marcus Engel witnessed health care from the other end of the stethoscope. Through 300 hours of reconstructive facial surgery, and years of hospitalization, rehab and recovery, Marcus witnessed firsthand, the good, the bad and the ugly of patient care.
Marcus' insights will give health care providers new and essential strategies to rediscover the magic and compassion between caregiver and patient.
"With over 20 years of experience in medical education, I wish I had this book to share with every resident I taught. Marcus has cut right to the chase, and provides a perspective on medical care that every physician, nurse, and allied health professional should hear."
David Campbell, MD, MEd
Institute for Family Medicine
"Marcus' book is a powerful reminder of why we do what we do, and how the tools of communication, compassion and caring make all the difference."
Terri Seidel, RN
Director of Operations
St. Louis and Southern Illinois region
Healthsouth Surgery Centers
Marcus Engel is a professional speaker and bestselling author whose messages inspire, impact and influence audiences. He has spoken to audiences around the globe for major Health Care Institutions, Corporations, Faith Based Organizations and many top rated Universities and Colleges.Marcus' memoir, "After This...An Inspirational Journey for All the Wrong Reasons," chronicles his amazing journey. As a college freshman, Marcus was blinded and nearly killed after being struck by a drunk driver. Through two years of rehab, over 300 hours of reconstructive facial surgery and adaptation through a multitude of life changes, Marcus remained committed to his goal of recapturing life. This unforgettable story is the basis for "The Drop," a multi-award winning short film, and is currently in development as a feature film.Marcus holds a B.S. in Sociology from Missouri State University and an M.S. in Narrative Medicine from Columbia University in the city of New York. He lives in Orlando, Florida with his wife, Marvelyne and Seeing Eye dog, Garrett. He is an avid reader, writer, musician and traveler, both on a professional level and just when he needs to get away.Marcus loves to interact with readers and is, in his own words, "a social media junkie." Connect with him at Facebook.com/MarcusEngelSpeaker, Twitter.com/MarcusEngel and via email at Marcus@MarcusEngel.com.For info on keynote speeches, Narrative Medicine workshops, books, DVDs or just to say hi, please visit:MarcusEngel.com
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