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Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith

About the Author:

Patrick Smith, a content strategist for Methodist Health System, has over a decade of experience writing and editing for newspapers and other publications. He enjoys meeting new people and telling stories that highlight Methodist's mission to deliver The Meaning of Care.

Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking and participating in church and Masonic events. 


Articles by this author...

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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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'One Tough Cookie': Not Even 1 Pound at Birth, Nathan Teply Is Still Fighting 4 Years Later

From the Heart

At 14.99 ounces and 10.43 inches, Nathan Teply is the smallest surviving baby to be born at Methodist Women's Hospital since it opened 10 years ago.

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Identical Triplets Born at Methodist Women's Hospital, 3 Years Later: 'A Blessing That They Have Each Other'

From the Heart

Lindsey and Derek Teten had a one-in-a-million pregnancy. Thanks to the care team at Methodist Women’s Hospital, their three little girls arrived with few complications and now continue to thrive.

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'Life Is Not Over for Me Yet': Methodist College Class Helps People at Risk for Diabetes

Healthy Lifestyle

The yearlong class helps participants like Eric Lockett implement meaningful lifestyle changes that work for them. 

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Methodist Emotional Support Line Counselors Ready to Listen, Help During These Challenging Times

In the Community

The free, confidential service is available Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and can be reached by calling (402) 815-8255 (TALK).

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Parents Surprise Methodist Hospital Employee With Big Thank-You. Her Message to Others: Pass it On

From the Heart

Caryl Beaver got the idea for a sign after seeing how Italians had hung banners and sang from their balconies to thank health care workers. Her thoughts immediately went to her daughter and others in the field.

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Methodist Hospitalists Offer Expert Care Around the Clock

Today's Medicine

With more than 50 providers at three hospitals, Methodist's hospitalist program is a modern approach to medicine that's making a difference for patients.

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Unique Approach to Counseling Changes Lives

In the Community

The Methodist Hospital Community Counseling Program places licensed independent mental health practitioners in 27 Omaha Public Schools and 10 churches and community centers.

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Take it From These Survivors: When a Heart Attack Strikes, Listening to Your Body Can Save Your Life

Healthy Lifestyle

Methodist cardiologist Charles Olson treated back-to-back-to-back heart attack patients after a heavy snow last year. In each case, the patient sought help after experiencing symptoms while clearing snow.

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After Son's Death and Her Own Scare, Omaha Woman Spreads Message of Heart Health

Today's Medicine

JoAnn Smith graduated from Methodist Hospital's cardiac rehabilitation program four months after learning she had heart failure. Now she's honoring her son’s memory by sharing the importance of exercise and healthy habits.