“Now I can do everything. I can truly enjoy my grandchildren and go to all their sports activities without fearing walking up and down bleachers...I feel like my life is back.”
“The NPH Protocol exemplifies multiple disciplines working together to improve the lives of patients and their caregivers.”
“This team is fully invested in the vision of creating capacity, so that we can meet the needs of our patients in our community.”
The team's quick actions meant contrast imaging studies were reserved for people with emergent health situations, like heart attacks and strokes.
“What’s amazing about VUMC is our ability to pull together and collaborate across teams and really to respond to an incident or an emergency situation."
“I don’t know that you get any more personal than giving somebody back their life.”
“There’s something about having a band of brothers, where you’re all focused on the same thing, and your noses are all pointed in the same direction."
"Not only do they care about the patients they see today, but they’re continuously improving their environment and their practice to better take care of the patients of tomorrow."
The accomplishment earned the group the Elevate Team Award.