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  • June 1, 2022

    Certified medical assistant sees bright future in healthcare

    For Aisha Gordon, a 25-year-old certified medical assistant in Killeen, the decision to enter the healthcare field was mostly about families.

    When she and her family moved to Texas 3 years ago, she wanted to find a career with a long, solid future. She was familiar with nursing and healthcare, especially when she heard about the work of her cousins who are Registered Nurses (RNs).

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  • May 18, 2022

    Seton Harker Heights team produces wedding for patient's family

    What started as a prayer request to the hospital chaplain turned into a memorable, first-of-its-kind event at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights.

    Chaplain Emma Jane Conley was recently on the floor talking to family members of patients who were scheduled for surgery. Tammy, the daughter of Dorothy Molina, one of the patients, asked Emma Jane to pray for her mother. The very next day, Tammy walked up to Emma Jane with another request.

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  • November 12, 2021

    Patient Credits Primary Care Physician for Improved Health

    Direct communication and a reliable network of experts – that’s what Rick Keagle, a longtime resident of Harker Heights, likes about his primary care physician, Dr. Dave Webster.

    “Dr. Webster has been my PCP for nearly 29 years. If I had to do it all over again, I wouldn't change anything,” said Keagle. “He's seen the good and bad me over the years, and he's done a great job managing my health.”

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  • May 17, 2021

    Speech Therapy Helped This Texas Preacher Find His Voice Again

    In April 2020, James C., 53, was relatively unalarmed when his wife mentioned his voice sounded a bit odd. He wrote it off as seasonal allergies and began a regime of cough drops and over-the-counter allergy medicine, and that was that.

    A few months down the line, his mindset changed when there was no sign of progress, and the same rattle in his voice remained. At this point, he decided to get it checked out and learned he had a cyst on his vocal cord.

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  • April 26, 2021

    Behind-The-Scenes Operations Save The Day During Historic Snowstorms at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights

    On February 10, 2021, the Plant Operations team at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights was just beginning to feel the effects of a devastating winter storm headed their way. The temperature dipped into the teens that morning and would only rise into the 20s over the next few days – a rarity in Texas in February.

    James King, Director of Plant Operations at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights, and his team knew they needed to kick their already strenuous operations into overdrive to prepare for what they would soon be faced with.

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  • October 22, 2020

    Physical Therapy Leads to Great Recovery

    Glenn Blum ruptured the rotator cuff in his left shoulder when he was involved in an accident at work in February 2020. The urgent care he was being treated at recommended he go to Seton Medical Center Harker Heights for further treatment, and he began physical therapy shortly after in March.

    Glenn had only been to physical therapy once before and wasn’t sure what to expect, but he was pleasantly surprised after beginning treatment at Seton Harker Heights.

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  • September 21, 2020

    Texas Doctor Becomes Family’s Preferred Provider

    Four years ago, when Adine Moser, 69, and her husband, Bob, were considering changing medical providers, they knew they wanted a physician who would listen, ask questions and most importantly, have available and convenient scheduling. Following in her parents’ footsteps, Moser made the decision to contact Wellstone Health Partners, and from that day forward, entrusted the care of herself and her husband to board-certified family medicine physician, Dave Webster, DO.  

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  • August 13, 2020

    Texas Women Experiences Two Decades of Consistent, Compassionate Care

    When Laurie McElhiney, 61, lost her first husband to cancer, she was in her late 30’s with two small children and in desperate need of a guiding force. In search of a new healthcare provider, McElhiney made an appointment with board-certified family medicine physician, Dave Webster, DO, and twenty years later has continued to trust him and Wellstone Health Partners for the care of herself and her family.

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  • July 7, 2020

    Men’s Health – Regular Health Screenings Make a Difference

    While the thrill of risk can be exhilarating, your health is one area you don’t want to leave to chance. And for men, who often take this gamble, experts caution that ignoring regular check-ups and preventive screenings can potentially lead to serious issues.  

    So, why do many men skip out on preventative care? Bernard Morris, Jr., MD, board-certified urologist with Wellstone Health Partners, weighs in.

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  • June 4, 2020

    Texas Buddies on the Front Line

    Tiffany Clark and Amber Witt are nurses in the cath lab at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights, a Texas affiliate of Ardent Health Services. In late March, Ardent CNO Laurie Bigham sent an email asking for volunteers willing to care for COVID-19 patients in New Jersey.

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