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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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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. 

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'Mallorie Saved My Son's Life': Jennie Edmundson Nurse Honored for Work in Behavioral Health Unit

From the Heart

A grateful mother nominated Mallorie Blum for The DAISY Award after she made a lifesaving impact on her son.

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'I Can Tell Your Heart Is in It': Methodist Women's Hospital Nurse Honored With DAISY Award

From the Heart

Maia Poutre, a Methodist Women’s Hospital nurse, is honored with The DAISY Award after providing comfort and understanding during a patient’s high-risk stay.

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After Brightening Lives for 45 Years, Methodist Hospital Cafeteria Staffer to Retire

From the Heart

Family, friends and coworkers stopped by the Methodist Hospital cafeteria to honor Merl Drey, share memories and wish him well.

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'They Saved Your Life, Dad': Patient Transfer Line Makes Big Difference in Western Iowa

Today's Medicine

When medical staff in surrounding communities don’t have the resources patients need, they can call 844-JENNIE1 and immediately reach the Jennie Edmundson Emergency Department.

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A Cutting-Edge Tool in the Fight Against Cancer

Today's Medicine

Methodist Hospital installed the region’s only digital PET scanner in 2018. For patients like Jake Arnold, the benefits are immediately obvious.

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Community Health Clinic Dedicated to Meeting Patients' Evolving Needs

In the Community

As part of the Kountze Commons partnership in downtown Omaha, Methodist is key player in efforts to break down barriers to care and services.