Customers are the lifeblood of virtually every business in every industry. Organizations and individuals who strive to deliver exceptional customer service are more likely to be successful. Providing good customer service is one of the most important things in healthcare. It can make a significant difference for the experiences of staff members and their residents and patients. In the private sector, having good customer service can mean the difference between being profitable or doing poorly. For public agencies, good customer service improves their ability to care for their residents, fulfill their mission and objectives, and do well on satisfaction surveys. This course introduces learners to elements of customer service in the healthcare setting.