Adcock
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Put some heart into it

Heart surgeon greets patient after milestone 100th hike Patients who’ve had open-heart surgery are usually eager to have a more active life after recovery. And some are like Keenan Adcock, who had some very specific goals in mind. Adcock, a 51-year-old resident of American Fork, Utah, underwent an aortic valve replacement as a patient at…
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Beverly Ford
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Frist Humanitarian Awards: Volunteer

Volunteer Recipient: Beverly Ford, Medical City Lewisville, Lewisville, TX Volunteering is what Beverly Ford calls “the best unpaid job I’ve ever had,” and based on her performance reviews, it’s unlikely she’ll be asked to stop anytime soon. Ford spends several hours a week in Medical City Lewisville’s emergency room, making sure nurses, clinicians, patients and…
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Leah Farrell
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HCA Excellence in Nursing: Professional Mentoring

Professional Mentoring Recipient: Leah Farrell, RN, BSN, CMSRN, CNRN, SCRN, Swedish Medical Center, Englewood, CO “There’s going to be a lot of crying,” Leah Farrell says, laughing when asked what being a nurse mentor is really like. She’s mostly joking, but the easy, straightforward way she answers that question shows why nursing students feel so comfortable…
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