Encouraging a patient to get an overdue Pap exam resulted in an early discovery of uterine cancer that could have gone undetected.
A patient visited this provider with an important question regarding a procedure, but really wanted to express his thanks for the years of care.
After a patient sought care for his opioid dependency, this provider was thanked for putting the patient’s family back together.
When health providers worked together, a patient regained his hearing.
After reviewing a patient’s history, this clinician prevented a potentially fatal mistake.
An NP and her patient “knew something was wrong” and pursued an MRA that detected cancer.
A veteran in a hospice unit finally was presented with the American flag to honor his son, a deceased Vietnam veteran.
Taking the time to notice an outward gaze in the left eye, this nurse practitioner helped save a child.
A second look at nodules in the thyroid found cancer.
Disclosing his own cessation success, this veteran practitioner inspired a COPD patient to quit smoking.
After an elevated liver enzyme report, a practitioner order a CT that confirmed liver cancer.
A clinician helped save his son and gave him his first breath.
Sometimes patients just need to hear their own stories out loud to help make better choices.
Gaining the trust of a tough patient motivates this clinician to continue providing health care to Chicago’s homeless.
A new program that focused on education both male and female patients about contraception decreased pregnancy rates in an inner-city school.
After listening to a patient, this clinician urged an in-person visit that led to an ED admission for atrial fibrillation and heart failure.