For Connie Alsum, it felt like getting kicked when she was already down. The 57-year-old had struggled to get herself into shape so she would qualify to be listed for a lung transplant. For years, she went through a cycle of losing weight, becoming ill, being hospitalized, and then gaining it back, making her ineligible for the complicated
Grateful Patient Articles
If you peruse the stories here on our blog, you are instantly immersed in messages of hope, healing and phenomenal strength. Most of those stories focus on our patients – our mission. However, the patients we serve wouldn’t receive the excellent and innovative care that puts them on the road to wellness without our world-class physicians.
Carol and her husband, Brad, never expected to be wheeling a Radio Flyer wagon jam-packed with children’s books into Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital. But, nearly three years to the day after losing their twins, Jasper and Bodhi, at birth, Carol and Brad returned to the ward where they last held their precious babies and, with their
This season, in honor of the opening of the Cancer Resource Center (CRC) located at the Indiana University Simon Cancer Center, we’re looking at stories of patients who’ve shown incredible strength, perseverance and positivity in the wake of a cancer diagnosis – patients just like those who will soon have the opportunity to take advantage of
One year ago, IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe wasn’t sure he’d ever get behind the wheel again. After a harrowing crash on a practice run prior to the 2015 Indy 500, the affable Canadian racer had a brush with death that came a little too close for comfort. It took swift action by the Holmatro Safety Team, expert care from IU Health Methodist