Jeff Van Hoy never thought it would happen to him. “It was a late evening in August,” he says. “I thought I had indigestion. I thought I was in good health.” Jeff’s heart attack came as a wake-up call. At...Read More
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Meet Xiaoyan Huang.
A graduate of Yale, Stanford, and Harvard, Xiaoyan Huang, M.D., is relentless in her pursuit of excellent medical care. “Many of my patients are poor or immigrants or both. When they need specialized care, the complexity of the system can be overwhelming. We owe them, and ourselves, something better.”Read More
Meet Paul Taylor.
Lifelong baseball fan Paul Taylor was excited to go watch his son in spring training when he was struck by a major heart attack. He credits Providence Heart with saving his life. We credit him. We may have got him back on his feet, but his commitment to recovery got him back in the bleachers.Read More
Meet Charlotte Douglas.
After 30 years, Charlotte Douglas, RN, manager of cardiac rehabilitation at Providence Heart, still loves her job. “I remember the sisters who founded Providence, their selflessness,” she says. “If we keep that patient at the center, it will drive a lot of other problems away. Today an average day for me is like a dream come true.”Read More
Meet Lisa Bauer.
If you’ve just received a new heart valve or just had a heart attack, you might feel pretty overwhelmed. Lisa Bauer is there for you. “I have people focus on one thing at a time,” she says. “Maybe they’re working 12 hours a day, but they can do a 20-minute walk at lunch. Maybe they stop eating fast food. Okay, let’s start there.”Read More
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