Patient Stories

“This program was phenomenal.”

Sometimes journeys take an unexpected course, and for Janice, her path home from the hospital after an admission for hip surgery was anything but expected….

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“The holiday would have been a lot lonelier at the hospital.” 

Due to his health history, Rick is no stranger to hospital stays. Completely paralyzed below T5, he has learned to pay close attention to his…

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“It put my mind at ease.”

Florence and her daughter Joy are both very familiar with medical care. With 86-year-old Florence having retired from the nursing profession and Joy still practicing…

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“It was an ideal choice and I’d definitely recommend it.” 

Patients receiving chemotherapy often experience side effects that complicate the course of their treatment. In Barrie’s case, his first cycle of chemotherapy created a common…

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“This was the most pleasant hospitalization we’ve ever encountered.” 

Having a health crisis is never convenient, but it often seems to happen at the worst possible time. This was the case for 88-year-old Toby,…

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“The great thing was that I was able to stay in my own bed, in my own house.” 

Generally healthy at age 60, Luis has never been admitted to the hospital for care. That’s why he was a bit concerned when he needed…

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“I’d do it again— in a heartbeat.” 

When Leslie arrived at the ER at Prisma Baptist Easley Hospital in February in need of care, she didn’t know the lasting positive impact it…

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“I really learned how to be involved and take care of myself.”

Michael is usually healthy and active, always in motion at his job managing a restaurant and never letting much slow him down. It was a…

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Perry and his wife Cheryl

“It actively supports and encourages independence.”

While many of us require more help as we age, maintaining a degree of independence is important. Perry and his wife Cheryl have found this…

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“I got better rest and I think the medication worked better too.” 

At the end of January, Virgina Mason Franciscan Health rolled out their brand-new Home Recovery Care program at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, WA….

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“I was very impressed. It is a very well-oiled machine, for sure.” 

Don and his wife Sally were no strangers to the symptoms caused by his congestive heart failure like shortness of breath, wheezing and fatigue, but…

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“When you treat someone good, it makes their whole experience.”

When faced with a serious illness, unexpected complications can often land patients in the hospital at the same time they are already trying to manage…

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