A Firelands Regional Health System Blog
A Story of Inspiration from a Cancer Patient: Never Stop Moving
Tim Dorsey was a cancer patient at University Hospital Seidman Cancer Center at Firelands Regional Medical Center, where he conquered the disease. See his story.
A Birth to Remember: Brandy's Story
Until that morning Brandy's pregnancy had been perfectly normal. There was no indication of a potential emergency. Read Brandy's amazing birth story here.
A Neighbor, Not a Number: Joni's Story
Joni was expecting her first child when she moved from Cleveland to Sandusky. She planned to go back to the “big city” to deliver her baby. See why she didn't.
Becoming a Stroke Survivor: Mike Wanagat’s Patient Story
Mike was on the phone with his wife when he abruptly said he was seeing double and had to pull over. Then the phone went dead. Read Mike’s stroke story here.
Ann Seitz: One More Good Year
Don't let Ann Seitz's appearance fool you; Ann is a fighter. Read her inspirational story about her fight for her life at Firelands Regional Medical Center.
Ann Munafo: An Anchor of Hope & Healing
It was the middle of sailing season on July 7, 2013 when Ann knew something wasn’t right. Read Ann Munafo's patient story from Firelands Regional Medical Center.
Dan Rupp: Going the Extra Mile
It was just one hour into the workday at 9 a.m. on Monday, September 16, 2013, when Dan Rupp went into cardiac arrest. Read his heart treatment story here.
Back Surgery for a Herniated Disc: Carl Pletcher’s Story
Fifteen years ago Carl Pletcher’s lower back began to hurt. Little did he know he would need back surgery – lumbar discectomy – at Firelands Spine Center for a herniated disc.
Making a Difference in India: Occupational Therapist Allison Blakeley’s Story
For most of us, vacation days are used for relaxing, traveling and sight-seeing. For Allison Blakeley, occupational therapist at Firelands hospital, it was much more.
Have a Story to Share?
We all have a story. Your patient experience story has the power to provide hope, inspiration and courage to others like you. Share it with Firelands here.