The gift of compassion

Ali's Story: Compassionate Caregiving

Ali Pierce was diagnosed with liver cancer at 12, and succumbed two years later. This video depicts the transforming bond she forged with Helen Mullen, the nurse from UMass Memorial Medical Center, who treated her through the entire course of her illness. Helen and Ali’s mom Anna Ling Pierce describe the many ways that compassion eased the family’s pain.Greg Stone, President and Founder of Stone Communications and Phillips DiPisa, an executive search firm recruiting leaders for healthcare providers, managed care organizations, and life sciences firms, produced this video in support of The Kenneth B. Schwartz Center.

Posted by The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare on Monday, June 22, 2009

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