Patient Stories

Patient Fends Off Second Stroke Thanks to NMC Physical Therapist

Patient Fends Off Second Stroke Thanks to NMC Physical Therapist

Newton Medical Center (NMC) patient Sandy Banman was making strong progress in her rehabilitation following a stroke. From her early days on the hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation unit (IRU) with weakness on one side, slurred speech and re-learning to walk and perform basic functions, Sandy had just reached a milestone — walking down a long hospital […]

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Recent Experience at NMC Reinforces Patient’s Role in Patient & Family Advisory Council

Recent Experience at NMC Reinforces Patient’s Role in Patient & Family Advisory Council

Every patient deserves to have a voice and to be treated with dignity and respect. That’s what Marge Roberson believes, and advocates for, in her role on Newton Medical Center’s (NMC) Patient and Family Advisory Council.

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NMC Surgeon Turns to Colleague for Knee Replacement

NMC Surgeon Turns to Colleague for Knee Replacement

Newton Medical Center Chief Medical Officer, Charles Craig, MD, has nearly four decades of orthopedic surgery experience. But last fall, he experienced health care from a completely different perspective — as the patient.

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