As a social worker at the Women’s Hospital of Texas, Arianne Rumley provides support to women and new mothers coping with very difficult situations such as loss, serious illness, abuse and even domestic violence. She is highly skilled in providing care to patients going through a variety of life events, but everything changed when she…

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When going to the doctor for a routine check-up, many of us never expect a significant health issue to come to light – especially without noticing any symptoms. This is what happened to Michelle Sanders, a Patient Account Services colleague in Texas. She was surprised to learn something was found and that she needed an…

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the Martin family

Dawn Martin, a cardiac rehabilitation nurse at St. David’s Georgetown Hospital, noticed that her husband was having trouble eating dinner one evening. He kept choking on his food. She quickly made an appointment with a gastroenterologist thinking that his esophagus likely needed to be stretched. When Dawn and her husband, Tom, sat in the room…

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Sheri Tolbert is a New Patient Scheduler and has worked at HCA Healthcare for about four years. She assists patients with providing background information and demographics as well as scheduling their procedures. Her husband, Tony, had been having some odd symptoms lately, but he was convinced it was just gallbladder trouble. Though Sheri kept reminding…

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Beverly Blount-McKay, an RN at Doctors Hospital of Augusta, has spent more than 33 years in an operating room. Surgery is almost a daily part of Beverly’s life – so when she required a knee replacement, she felt well-prepared for the operation and subsequent recovery. Unfortunately, Beverly developed an infection during her recovery. Her physician…

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Thank you for showing your support during Hope Fund Week! During Hope Fund week, we celebrate everything our colleagues do to help one another through the Hope Fund! Thank you for your support all year long that allows us to do what we do best — take care of others, including our own HCA Healthcare…

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Rob Pike, an RN in Jacksonville, FL, didn’t know much about the HCA Hope Fund the day he slipped and fell on the sidewalk at home. That all changed after his seemingly “everyday” accident led to major health problems, unexpected time away from work, and loss of income. Rob’s story began with a fall while…

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Sarah Sunkel

Sarah Sunkel, a Clinical Supervisor from Virginia, had been experiencing some unusual twitching in her leg and knew something wasn’t right. Her symptoms continued to get worse which led to an ER visit. Shortly after arriving at the hospital, Sarah had a grand mal seizure. A CT scan revealed that she had a cancerous brain…

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marisela family

As a RN, Marisela has helped nurse hundreds of patients back to health – but after a terrible car crash left her injured, she went from being the caretaker to the one needing care. She found strength and the support her family needed from her HCA Healthcare family when she turned to the Hope Fund…

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As Chaplain at Lee’s Summit Medical Center, Steve Satterfield’s role involves providing much needed support and spiritual guidance to patients – but when he had a major medical event, it was his colleagues and the HCA Hope Fund who stepped in to provide him with the support he desperately needed. One day, Steve was hiking…

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