Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. - Archive (Blog)
2017
September
20,
2017
Some may wonder what being a Wesley Nurse is all about. Simply put, Wesley Nurses help individuals and communities improve their health and wellness through self-empowerment and access to health care resources and information. ...
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September
18,
2017
Having recently graduated from high school, I embarked on a new journey working as an intern with Methodist Healthcare Ministries through SA Works, an internship program that connects students with some of the top companies in San Antonio. ...
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June
23,
2017
A few months ago, I sat down with my communications team to discuss ways to celebrate the 20th anniversary of our Wesley Nurse program. Naturally, my inclination was towards incorporating video or photography, and after some brainstorming, we landed ...
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June
22,
2017
To whom it concerns: Several months ago, a friend of mine was tubing on the Guadalupe River when she heard the wails of a small child in a nearby tube. Puzzled that there weren’t any other adults around, my friend drew closer and realized to her h...
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June
22,
2017
Situated inside the historic, elegant Cactus Hotel (the fourth ever Hilton hotel built in 1929), lies the new, modern, loft-style location of West Texas Counseling & Guidance — a funded partner of Methodist Healthcare Ministries since 2013. As the el...
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April
26,
2017
By Theresa Standage, RN, Wesley Nurse (Kerrville, Texas) When I saw the Texas Mission of Mercy (TMOM) trailer pull into the parking lot of Kerrville First United Methodist Church, my two-year aspiration became a reality. I had a vision of bringing...
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April
11,
2017
A closer look into Methodist Healthcare Ministries' grant-making. Since it's grassroots beginnings in 1971, integrated primary care clinic, CentroMed, has grown to become a trusted source for low-income families in and around San Antonio. Methodis...
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April
11,
2017
By Rhonda 'Sue' Hunnicutt, RN, Wesley Nurse (Luling, Texas) Recently, my husband and I were able to get away together to catch a few local estate sales. This was a rare opportunity for the both of us, and luck just wasn't with us on our treasure h...
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March
23,
2017
By Sharon Skaggs, Wesley Nurse, Austin Last February, my fellow Wesley Nurse, Eileen Stedl-Walter, and I had the opportunity to host an exhibit table at the 17th annual Central Texas African American Family Support Conference held in Austin, Texas...
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March
10,
2017
By Marti Faulkner, RN, Wesley Nurse,  I remember going hunting for rabbits with my grandfather when I was little. He would shoot them; I would get out of the car and get the rabbit to place it in the ice chest in the back of the car. Then we would...
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February
20,
2017
A closer look into Methodist Healthcare Ministries' grant-making. View Gallery: Mercy Ministries Funded Partner Spotlight Methodist Healthcare Ministries is dedicated to providing access to care to low-income families and the uninsured in South...
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January
31,
2017
By Elvira Cruz, LCSW, Community Counseling Services Manager Methodist Healthcare Ministries' Community Counseling services help people who are uninsured; whose existing coverage does not provide mental health services benefits; who are low-income ...
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January
10,
2017
Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas Inc., has recently collaborated with Medtronic, a global leader in medical technology, to introduce the Medtronic Turning Point program to Methodist Healthcare Ministries' patients with diabetes. As part...
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January
05,
2017
A closer look into Methodist Healthcare Ministries' grant-making.By Jane Hevesi, community grants specialist"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." - Helen KellerDo you know the formula for impacting the health care needs of individu...
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2016
December
22,
2016
By George Thomas, chief operating officer As Chief Operating Officer at Methodist Healthcare Ministries, preparing for the new year means looking at the closing year to evaluate the degree to which the organization's operations achieved the object...
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December
21,
2016
By Matthew Martinez, recreation & enrichment specialist Proverbs 16:9 - In his heart, a man plans his course, but the LORD determines his steps. Doing my job requires that I give a lot of myself - physically, mentally and spiritually. I've been...
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December
19,
2016
by Rhonda S. Hunnicutt, RN, Wesley Nurse At our previous Wesley Nurse forum, we had a wonderful group of presenters from Living Compass, a Christian-based program that integrates faith and wellness. Their message was about simplicity. Simplicity i...
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November
30,
2016
By Edlín Maldonado-Fuller, collaborative grants specialist "Financial empowerment services help our patients see the bigger picture, to help them plan for the long term." – Monica Lucero, Behavioral Health and Social Work Supervisor While acces...
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November
02,
2016
By Janet Crain, RN, Wesley Nurse November is American Diabetes Month® and the beginning of the holiday season! As hard as you've worked to stay on course with managing your diabetes throughout the year, the holiday season has the potential to thro...
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October
28,
2016
By Carol Chavez, regionalization & partnership specialist On my first day as a regionalization & partnership specialist for Methodist Healthcare Ministries, I hit the ground running and traveled to Brownsville, Texas, on a Sunday afternoon to atte...
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October
21,
2016
Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. invests in organizations that demonstrate a commitment to meeting an unmet health care need in the community. When we award grants, we look for organizations with a history of providing community-b...
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September
28,
2016
By Jane Hevezi, grants specialist I am in a unique position to intimately see how Methodist Healthcare Ministries' funding to nonprofit organizations serves as an extension to the organization's mission of creating access to health care in South T...
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September
22,
2016
By Deborah Laurents, Wesley Nurse in Elgin, Texas A gentleman I know, Greg Silkenson, has a ministry called "Church on the Street." Greg goes to Veteran's Park almost every Friday and provides breakfast tacos, coffee and juice to anyone who shows ...
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September
06,
2016
By Edlín Maldonado-Fuller, collaborative grants specialist The United States leads the world in medical research and medical care. This would make you believe we are the healthiest people on Earth. Surprisingly, however, the U.S. isn’t even in the...
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August
24,
2016
By Donnelle Storrs, Wesley Nurse As a faith community nurse, I strive to provide compassionate care and consider the spiritual needs of patients while addressing their physical health. I attend Bible studies to meditate on the scriptures, and list...
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August
23,
2016
By Abel Garcia, research & community impact analyst I grew up in the Coastal Bend region of Texas in a small town called Premont, about 30 miles south of Alice. Not long after graduating high school, I left town for college and I haven't lived the...
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July
28,
2016
Methodist Healthcare Ministries Wesley Nurses recently participated in Texas Mission of Mercy - a mobile dental clinic that travels around the state providing basic dental care (including cleanings, fillings, or extractions), free of charge, to unins...
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July
27,
2016
By Pam Castles, MSN, MASF, RN, Wesley Nurse When I started working as a Methodist Healthcare Ministries Wesley Nurse in October 2015, I had so many plans for my new ministry, and then God said, "Not so fast." I lost my mother in January and then m...
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June
21,
2016
By Sandy Doughton, grant development manager If your doctor only had one number they could choose from to best predict your health what would it be? Would it be your HbA1c level, cholesterol, weight, or complete blood count? What if we could rule ...
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June
08,
2016
By Anne N. Connor, director of community grants In 2015, two Methodist Healthcare Ministries funded partners, the Gateway Community Health Center in Laredo and the Texas A&M Health Science Center - Coastal Bend Health Education Center, did remarka...
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Jessica Munoz
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210-546-0992
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