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Unsung Heroes of COVID-19: EVS Technicians Are First Line of Defense Against Infection

From the Heart

Environmental Services (EVS) cleaning technicians are the first line of defense against infection at health care facilities, making them health care heroes on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Unsung Heroes of COVID-19: Language Interpreters Become Lifelines for Communities

From the Heart

With COVID-19 disproportionately affecting Latinos, Spanish language interpreters have become essential members of many COVID-positive patients' care teams. 

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Stay Connected: Social Isolation Is a Risk Factor for Suicide

Today's Medicine

Social isolation is a major risk factor of suicide. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, learn how to prevent social isolation for yourself and your loved ones.

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Methodist Nurse and Patient Make Powerful Connection Through Prayer

From the Heart

Kelsey Jourdan, RN, a medical surgical nurse at Methodist Hospital, was honored with The DAISY Award for using prayer to connect with a patient.

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Hand Hygiene: When to Wash, When to Use Sanitizer and How to Do Each Correctly

Healthy Lifestyle

When it comes to hand hygiene, are you doing it correctly? And how does washing with soap or water compare with using hand sanitizer?

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Discharge Planning Starts at the Beginning of a Hospital Stay, Not the End

Today's Medicine

While you’re focused on healing in the hospital, discharge planners are working side by side with your care team to create a realistic discharge plan that meets your needs, keeps you safe and helps prevent a return to the hospital.

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'You Could Tell This Was Her Passion': Nurse Honored for Work on Methodist Hospital Acute Care for Elders Unit

From the Heart

“She’s just a rare breed. I’ve encountered several nurses and health care providers, and she’s at the top," said Albertha Schmid, who nominated Amber Baltaro, BSN, RN, for The DAISY Award.

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A Daughter's Wish and a Last-Minute Wedding at Methodist Hospital's Chapel

From the Heart

Thanks to the quick actions of a dedicated care team, Carl Poteet, who was given days to live after a cancer-related complication, was able to walk his daughter down the aisle at Methodist Hospital.

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Finding Blessings Where They Can: Couple Overcoming Pregnancy Loss Recognizes Nurse for Extraordinary Care and Compassion

From the Heart

Methodist labor and delivery nurse Deena Weatherwax, BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, received The Daisy Award for helping a couple process the traumatic emotions surrounding their 16-week stillborn daughter.

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Flying the Coop in a Pandemic ... or Not

Today's Medicine

Parents of college students, whether you have an empty or not-so-empty nest this fall, you and your child will have to navigate the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic together.