From the Heart
Attitude is everything for Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center patient and volunteer Rich Pollard. Learn about Richard and his way of handling stage 4 lung cancer.
“We get one shot to make a bad situation as good as it can be, so the earlier we start and the better we get to know people, the more we can help.”
Methodist Health System employs more than 1,860 registered nurses. Three of those nurses were asked why they chose nursing as their profession and what continues to motivate them to do their jobs. Each one traveled a unique path and chose a different nursing focus.
84 Years Later, Methodist Hospital Baby Revisits Birthplace. Don Almy was born at Nebraska Methodist Hospital in 1932.
Julie Frolio has been seeing Thomas Martin, MD for thirty-two years. Dr. Martin has helped Julie through several miscarriages. Julie has always felt a special connection between the two of them.
John W. Estabrook started it when he became the administrator of Methodist Hospital. His frustration as a tuberculosis patient after WWII showed him a path to his future.
When Charlie Dix, 84, made the difficult decision to transition to comfort care, Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital nurse Lisa Crowe remembered that sometimes what a patient needs most is simply to have their hand held.
'Always a Nurse First': Methodist Nurse Practitioner Honored for Extraordinary Staff and Patient Care
Pulmonology and critical care nurse practicioner Paige Pioppi, MSN, AGACNP-C, was awarded The DAISY Award for caring not only for COVID-positive patients, but also Methodist Fremont Health's critical care nursing staff.
For her years of consistent care and compassion for a young woman with a benign liver tumor, surgical oncology nurse navigator Heather Hagewood, MSN, RN, OCN, was honored with The DAISY Award.
Methodist cardiovascular nurse Patty Sieler, RN, was honored with The DAISY Award for providing unyielding care and compassion to her patients and late mother while recovering from COVID-19 and completing nursing school.