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Confronting a tyranny of violence: One Chicago hospital becomes a hub for weary neighbors to grieve, vent and rally for change. Oct 1, 2012 731
Developing a kinship: in Nepal, a surgical oncologist brings basic health care--and more--to a community in need. Sep 1, 2012 752
Teaching cultural sensitivity: pediatrician brings cultural awareness to her hospital and community in the hope of improving care. Jul 1, 2012 736
A straightforward philosophy: 'do what's right': at an Alabama hospital, crisis support is there for the public and for the 2,700 staffers whenever they need it. Jun 1, 2012 783
Where need--and appreciation--overwhelm: a New Jersey hospitalist brings a kind of Christmas in July to his native Nigerian village. May 1, 2012 747
Compassionate care: pediatric nurse crafts a program that provides care and comfort to maltreated or sexually abused kids. Apr 1, 2012 765
Rooms with a view: trauma surgeon transforms a rooftop into a garden paradise and gives patients a healing environment. Mar 1, 2012 780
This bud's for you: once 'invisible,' hospital's landscapers now bring beauty and joy directly to patients. Feb 1, 2012 809
A 'real passion' for delivering care to youngest and most needy: cruising the streets in his Smurf-blue RV, a Phoenix physician delivers care to the city's homeless and at-risk kids. Jan 1, 2012 745
Air show calamity tests Reno hospital's preparedness: planning pays off as Renown Medical Center staff race to care for injured spectators. Dec 1, 2011 900
Telling the simple truth about cancer: social worker's hook gives helpful advice when talking to kids about family members who have cancer. Nov 1, 2011 672
A superstar in quality and safety: respiratory therapist at a critical access hospital gives new meaning to 'patient satisfaction'. Oct 1, 2011 677
Taking responsibility for an entire community: Cleveland Clinic doctor takes his father's words to heart in an effort to reduce health care disparities. Sep 1, 2011 720
Undaunted advocates for the youngest patients: a pair of Alabama nurses work tirelessly to raise awareness of shaken baby syndrome. Aug 1, 2011 655
Is your hospital ready to weather the storm? Planning, planning and more planning proves vital during natural disasters. Aug 1, 2011 440
'From hell and back': emergency department physicians give torture victims reason to hope. Jun 1, 2011 686
Hospital system sets sights a reducing infections, mortality: by focusing on 'manageable' change, legacy health gets dramatic results. Jun 1, 2011 415
No line, no waiting; electronic kiosks speed up patient registration: deployments are not without hiccups, such as staff and patient buy-in. May 1, 2011 237
Trying to give peace of mind to patients in a war zone: Libyan refugee returns home to offer psychiatric care to traumatized patients, clinicians. May 1, 2011 641
Satisfaction surveys start to focus on the whole picture: how patients, physicians perceive the care continuum is a key to ACO formation. Apr 1, 2011 527
Fulfilling a final request: palliative care team at a public hospital helps patients return to their native countries to live out their last days. Apr 1, 2011 719
Saving skid row, one scan at a time: for the past five years, two Kaiser radiologists have devoted their time to helping the sick and homeless. Feb 1, 2011 788
Value-based purchasing, RAC fuel drive to improve documentation: harnessing clinical data to advance patient care is seen as the ultimate goal. Feb 1, 2011 296
The ride of a lifetime, a family's mission: board chair pedals 3,100 miles to raise money--and awareness--for the inner-city hospital his family helped build. Jan 1, 2011 687
'An extraordinary story of faith, networking--you name it': nurses' steadfast resolve--and creative thinking--help save mother of four. Dec 1, 2010 693
Delivering hope--and babies--in a war-torn land: midwife brings skills honed on a Navajo Reservation to Afghanistan. Nov 1, 2010 762
Operation: Walk: orthopedic surgeon brings hope to thousands of injured patients across the globe. Oct 1, 2010 644
From coma, safety evangelist emerges: twenty years ago, Jeff Osborne was tossed from an ATV; now he spends his time trying to prevent similar accidents. Sep 1, 2010 697
One hospital's trash is another's treasure: Cleveland-area physician gets unused--and discarded--supplies to needy hospitals around the globe. Jun 1, 2010 759
'I'm always willing to help': rural hospital's only physical therapist is the go-to worker when it comes to volunteer activities. May 1, 2010 705
After harrowing diagnosis, she's right there with them: a nurse, who's also a breast cancer survivor, answers patients' questions--both clinical and personal. Mar 1, 2010 720

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