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The "Thank You"

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The "Thank You"

Gratitude can be transformative.

Today wasn’t less busy than any other day this week. Like many ED's across the country, we are boarding many patients. The acuity of our ill patients is high at baseline, and combined with influenza season, many hospitals are at capacity and still trying to function. Stress levels are peaking, and staff is overworked and underpaid, at a time of the year when money tends to be stretched thin to start with. It's been a tumultuous week. But I had an experience this morning that set the tone for my day and in turn, set a gratitude chain in motion...

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