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Committed to Care: Federal agent grateful for miraculous recovery, support at Orange Park Medical

Drew Stokes considers himself “just a regular guy” – a federal agent, an avid CrossFitter and a family man who loved traveling the world. But his life was almost tragically cut short when he was gunned down last September in broad daylight at a local grocery store. Trained in combat medicine, Stokes took a part…
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Young AFib patient reflects on successful treatment at St. David’s Medical Center

Five years ago, Ryan Wiseman was in the prime of his life. “I was thinking I was on top of the world,” Wiseman said. “I was keeping myself in shape. I was taking care of myself mentally and physically. My relationship was solid.” Then, during a routine medical exam while serving in the military in…
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Methodist Hospital still celebrates tap-dancing grandmother after special heart procedure

Two years ago, Jeanne Froman, a then 93-years-young active grandmother, tap-danced her way into the hearts of caregivers at Methodist Hospital when she underwent a minimally invasive heart procedure designed for older, high-risk patients. Fast forward two years later, caregivers at the HCA Healthcare affiliate in San Antonio are returning the favor with a surprise…
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Symbolic bedside wedding performed at Kingwood Medical Center

Love was in the air at Kingwood Medical Center. So, the hospital’s caregivers united a couple in marriage before the bride’s ailing father. Jacob Auerbach-Muller, a patient in the HCA Healthcare affiliate in Texas, had been diagnosed with brain cancer that had metastasized. He was heartbroken because his only daughter, Joyce, who lives in Florida,…
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Stroke survivor says “I do” in Medical City Fort Worth Rehab Unit

Mindy Charles suffered two strokes during the same week at the end of last year.  Today, the 40-year-old has taken the next step towards living her life fully and now, rather than later, by saying “I do” and to her fiancé, Jay Benke, in the rehabilitation gym at HCA Healthcare’s Medical City Fort Worth — just before…
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Medical City Dallas care team gives 99-year-old surprise birthday party after life-saving treatment

It isn’t everyday someone turns 99 years old. And the caregivers at Medical City Dallas wanted to make sure this nonagenarian received a gift and a birthday party she wouldn’t forget. Dorothy Lowman was told her condition, severe aortic stenosis – a valve disease that restricts blood flow from the heart to the rest of…
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