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Patient Stories

Patient care is at the center of everything we do at Indiana University Health. The strength and determination patients show each day is inspirational. Here, you’ll learn about their struggles and challenges as well as their emotional milestones and victories.

‘Lottery winner’ seeks to benefit IU Health Patient Stories May 28, 2020 ‘Lottery winner’ seeks to benefit IU Health Curtis Underhill often told people he would hit the lottery one day. Now he feels like he has: He...
Nurse, transplant patient diagnosed with COVID-19: “I felt car sick” Patient Stories April 8, 2020 Nurse, transplant patient diagnosed with COVID-19: “I felt car sick” She had a new lease on life after her transplant so a year later she followed her passion serving...

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A look back at LifeLine rescue of crash victim: “A life-defining moment”
First living liver recipient: Three months later and patient enjoys new life
He thought he had COVID-19; Nurse practitioner suspected something else
Cancer patient, 28: ‘People say 2020 has been bad, but for me it’s a blessing’
From Riley to University Hospital – Patient relies on music therapy